Celtic’s Ryan Christie still grateful despite suffering Multiple facial fracture





Celtic player, Ryan Christie, who suffered multiple facial fractures during Celtic vs Aberdeen game will undergo surgery this week but was wearing a smile as he released a picture while expressing his gratitude to the fans for messages of love and support he received after the incident with a post on his Twitter account.

Ryan Christie

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – APRIL 14: Ryan Christie of Celtic lies injured after a clash with Dominic Ball during the Scottish Cup semi final between Aberdeen and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 14, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The 24-year-old was knocked down by an Aberdeen’s defender following a sickening clash of heads during Sunday’s William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final. Christie had to be carried from the Hampden pitch on a stretcher wearing a neck brace.

 

However, Parkhead chiefs say they are not yet at a stage where they can predict when the former Inverness and Aberdeen playmaker will return as he prepares to go under the knife – placing his participation in next month’s Scottish Cup final against Hearts in serious doubt.

 

A statement posted on the Hoops’ website said: ‘Celtic Football Club can confirm that Ryan Christie has suffered multiple facial fractures following the incident during Sunday’s Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden. Ryan is scheduled to undergo surgery on Thursday of this week.

 

We are not able at this stage to give any specific indication on a timescale for his return to action but, of course, everyone at Celtic wishes Ryan all the best for his full recovery.”



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