Celtic show they are a class act with message to Southampton's Fraser Forster

Celtic have sent a message to their former goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

Celtic have sent a message of good luck and good will towards their former goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

Forster was sold to Southampton last summer where he has established himself as one of the English Premier League's top stoppers, but he was badly injured at the weekend.

He was substituted just 14 minutes into a 2-0 win over Burnley, suffering a serious knee injury.

Southampton's official website confirmed the goalkeeper subsequently underwent surgery and will not only miss the rest of this season, but faces a battle to see action again in 2015.

Celtic showed it was a case of gone but not forgotten, by sending out a message on twitter to the former SPL title winner.

Not many clubs would take the time to reach out to their former players, and this is certainly nice to see.

It's a case of terrible timing any occasion an injury like this strikes, but for Forster this is a cruel blow.

His form has seen him mount a serious challenge to Manchester City incumbent Joe Hart for the England number one spot, while Southampton's Champions League qualification challenge has also taken a big hit.

Veteran Kelvin Davis, 38, replaced him in goal in the win over Burnley.

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