One of Celtic's key players has been speaking about the international break.
Celtic midfielder Kris Commons has been speaking to Celtic View about the international break and how it could benefit him at the business-end of the campaign.
In comments later published by the club’s official website, the 31-year-old said that although he wants to get a run in the team following injury, the break could have come at a good time for him personally.
“It’s a great opportunity for me to spend time with my family and friends and do things I’m not normally able to do,” he said.
“I come back into the team feeling fresh and just get that boost when you get a bit of sunshine; you feel recharged and ready to kick on again.”
Celtic are in the midst of a run of matches that will determine if this campaign goes down in history as one of their very best.
Their recent Scottish League Cup triumph means they have one piece of silverware in the bag and they are also five points clear at the top of the league and in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup.
There is still a lot of football to be played but this break could enable Commons to get the rest he needs before firing on all cylinders in what remains of the campaign.
While Celtic manager Ronny Deila will be watching the various internationals with a degree of trepidation, hoping everyone returns fully fit, in the case of Commons he need only relax and prepare himself for the games to come.