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Injury setback for Karamoko Dembele as Celtic midfielder has ankle surgery

Celtic v Charlton Athletic – Pre-Season Friendly – Dragon Park
(Image credit: Bradley Collyer)

Celtic midfielder Karamoko Dembele faces further time on the sidelines after undergoing ankle surgery.

The 18-year-old has been absent since suffering a fracture during a pre-season game against Bristol City.

Posting a photograph from his hospital bed, Dembele wrote on his verified Instagram account: “Unfortunately I’ve had some problems with the healing process of my ankle fracture so I’ve had to get surgery done, Inshallah back on the field soon!”