Brendan Rodgers excited to see Celtic forward Gary Mackay-Steven play

Celtic's Gary Mackay Steven (L) in action with Kilmarnock's Kevin McHattie (R)

Gary Mackay Steven has not featured for Brendan Rodgers' Celtic side at all this season, due to injury.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has said that he cannot wait to see Gary Mackay-Steven in action.

Mackay-Steven is yet to feature since Rodgers took charge at Parkhead, as he has been coming back from injury.

The 26-year-old winger suffered an ankle injury towards the back end of last season, and he had to have surgery to amend the problem.

It has taken Mackay-Steven a long time to return to fitness, but the former Dundee United forward is now back in training.

And Rodgers is glad that Mackay-Steven is back up to speed, as he is eager to see what the winger can offer Celtic.

Mackay-Steven has shown flashes of quality since moving to Celtic, but he struggled for consistency under previous boss Ronny Deila.

There were suggestions that Mackay-Steven could have been heading towards the exit door at Celtic last term, but it seems that the Scotland international will be given chance to prove himself by Rodgers.

Gary Mackay Steven celebrates after scoring the second goal for Celtic

When Mackay-Steven does return, he will come back into a Celtic team which has been in top form this season.

The Bhoys remain unbeaten in domestic action, and they have already established a commanding lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership table.

Celtic's Gary Mackay Steven (R) in action with Greenock Morton's Lee Kilday

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