Date: 5th December 2018 at 6:24am
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is a major doubt for Celtic’s Glasgow derby clash at the end of December.

The defender picked up a hamstring strain during the Final win over at Hampden and will definitely miss next week’s Europa League clash with RB .

A full blown hamstring pull would put Boyata out of action until after the winter break but Rodgers hasn’t given up on the Belgian internationalist at .

Dedryck has a minor hamstring strain,” the Celtic boss confirmed to The Sun. “Thankfully it’s not a real serious one and hopefully he’ll be back before the end of the month.”

replaced Boyata at Hampden and will come into the starting XI for tonight’s match at .

With , Leigh Griffiths and Olivier Ntcham back from injury it seemed that Celtic’s problems were clearing up but the loss of Boyata is a major blow.

The former Manchester City defender had quickly formed a solid partnership with with that duo being together in each of Celtic’s three Europa League victories.