Celtic manager Neil Lennon has confirmed that defender Jack Hendry will miss the rest of the season after picking up an injury when playing for the Hoops reserves.
The first-team squad suffered a serious blow at the weekend when Ryan Christie suffered multiple facial fractures after a high challenge from Aberdeen defender Dominic Ball.
His absence until next season was confirmed today after he underwent surgery to treat the injury.
Hendry meanwhile had to be substituted off during a recent Reserves League clash against Rangers, with Lennon confirming he will now not be available until pre-season.
As quoted by The Daily Record, the Celtic boss said: “Jack Hendry played in the reserve game and he’s torn a hamstring. So he looks like he’s going to be out for the rest of the season as well.”
Obviously the loss of Christie is far more detrimental to the health of the squad, but Hendry may have gotten some action in the final few games of the league season once the title had been wrapped up.
Failing to make progress since signing for the club last January, the future of the former Dundee man is unknown, with any new manager having to make a decision this summer on where he should be playing his football.
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