Date: 8th October 2020 at 6:30am
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Ryan Christie has landed himself in self isolation after playing Stuart Armstrong on the Play Station 4.

The former Celtic team-mates were reunited at Scotland HQ on Monday to prepare for an international triple header with three matches over the course of a week.

Games consuls are part and parcel of modern day football camps with card schools on the way out.

Christie has been operating in the Celtic bubble since June which has taken him to England, France, Latvia and Bosnia but according to The Sun using the PS2 has put the midfielder into self isolation and out of the Glasgow derby on October 17:

Discussing the action against Christie and Kieran Tierney, they report:

It’s understood they were sent home after being involved in PlayStation games with Armstrong — but the pair say they were using different consoles and obeying social-distancing rules.

Celtic and Arsenal have both backed their players, publishing statements with quotes from the players involved that they observed social distancing at all times.

It’s not the first time this year that Christie has been put out of action by the SFA, in January he was given a two match ban for an act of brutality following an incident with Alfredo Morelos. Twelve months earlier the Colombian went unpunished for a similar incident.