Celtic midfielder Kris Common has explained to Celtic View how the international break has come at a difficult time for him.
He told the club’s magazine that the break before Celtic’s next game has advantages and disadvantages for him personally, as he looks to get back to somewhere near his best form.
“It’s coming at a weird time as I was injured two weeks ago and I would like a run in the team to try to get another couple of goals,” said Commons.
“But for a guy who’s not a spring chicken any more, it’s always nice to try and get a bit of sun, especially living in Glasgow.”
Commons had started to build up a little momentum after a brief period out of the team and will now be looking to cash in and make a difference as the Bhoys chase a treble before the end of the season.
The best way for any player to get back to somewhere close to his best form is by playing regularly, getting matches under their belt and getting back into the rhythm of playing important games.
The work doesn’t stop completely at the club with manager Ronny Deila still taking training sessions and working on plans with those not away with their countries, but the intensity will never be the same when compared with the emotion and pressure in a match situation.
Deila needs all of his slightly older and more experienced players to be effective in the big games for the rest of the season and Commons definitely falls into that category.