Brown could be sidelined for ten weeks

13 October 2010 04:13
Celtic captain Scott Brown may not play again until the festive period because of a metatarsal injury. It had previously been estimated that the 25-year-old former Hibernian midfielder would only be sidelined for six weeks. However, a brief statement on the Bhoys' official website read: "Following a visit to see a specialist, it has been confirmed that Scott Brown will not require surgery on his injury. "The Celtic captain has suffered a stress reaction in the third metatarsal on his right foot. However, with the extra rehabilitation work required, the midfielder is likely to be out for between eight to ten weeks.

Source: ESA