Three tactical alternatives available to Rodgers at Celtic after Simunovic injury blow

Celtic have already suffered their fair share of defensive injuries in 2017 but it seems their woes at the back will continue past this international break after it was revealed duo Jozo Simunovic had picked up a hamstring injury that prevented him from taking part in Bosnia & Herzegovina matches.

With absolutely massive games on the horizon for the Hoops both domestically and European competition, these injuries have come at an especially inconvenient time. This month, not only do they have a double header with Bayern Munich, they also have a big Scottish League Cup semi-final at Hampden against Hibs and a crucial top of the table Scottish Premiership clash with Aberdeen.

It means that Brendan Rodgers will have to find solutions in the defensive line swiftly, ideally to be played against Dundee next weekend to give them time to build up an understanding ahead of that match against the German giants.

What are his options? Here are THREE potential looks for the Celtic defence in the absence of Simunovic…