Celtic defender Hatem Abd Elhamed has indicated on Twitter that he has his sights set on returning to action in the next few days.
Can’t wait to get get back out on the pitch with the guys. big week ahead pic.twitter.com/R6hMzj8Ouc
— Hatem Abd Elhamed (@ElhamedHatemAbd) August 27, 2019
The Israel international signed for Celtic in late July and has played four games for the club at right-back but has already had some injury setbacks, having to be substituted with a dead leg during his debut against St Johnstone and then missing the following week’s Premiership win at Motherwell with a minor muscle problem.
He was also sidelined for the Hoops’ last two games against AIK and Hearts after picking up a knock in training but his tweet seems to suggest that there is a chance of him featuring against AIK tomorrow night or Rangers in the Glasgow derby on Sunday.
These Celtic fans took to Twitter to show their appreciation for the defender’s displays so far:
Big man has silenced the doubters no bad for somebody who’s “not an actual right back”
— Kevin Duffy (@kevinduffy25) August 27, 2019
Good to see ya back mate, quality signing
— Paul McLellan (@PaulMcL26278237) August 27, 2019
Yesss big man
— John Chalmers (@J_Chalmers1985) August 27, 2019
Sooner the better big guy you’ve slotted right in, keep it up HH
— mo green (@mo_green1) August 27, 2019
Can’t wait to see you back big man looked solid the games you have played
— Thomas Connarty (@TamC23) August 27, 2019
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Class act hail hail
— alex mackay (@mackay_alex) August 27, 2019