Brendan Rodgers has positive news regarding Jozo Simunovic

Celtic Manager Brendan Rodgers celebrates during the William Hill Scottish Cup Final between Celtic and Aberdeen at Hampden Park on May 27, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic will face Bayern Munich in the Champions League next week.

Joe Gardner of Rangers challenges Craig Gordon, Dedryck Boytana and Jozo Simunovic of Celtic  during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers FC and Celtic FC at Ibrox...

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has told The Glasgow Evening Times that Jozo Simunovic will be available for the match against Bayern Munich.

Simunovic tweaked his hamstring and did not join up with the Bosnia and Herzegovina national football team during the international break.

Rodgers, though, has said that the injury to the 23-year-old central defender is not serious, and that he will be play against Bayern.

The Scottish Premiership giants will take on the German club away from home at the Allianz Arena in Champions League Group B next Wednesday evening.

Jozo Simunovic of Celtic  celebrates after he scores during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Dundee and Celtic at Dens Park Stadium on March 19, 2017 in Dundee, Scotland.

“Jozo is the same,” Rodgers told The Glasgow Evening Times. “It wasn’t a tear he had.

“It was just a slight aggravation and he needed to strengthen it and stay here. They have come together and he’ll be fine for Munich.”

Celtic Manager Brendan Rodgers celebrates during the William Hill Scottish Cup Final between Celtic and Aberdeen at Hampden Park on May 27, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Simunovic is a key player in the current Celtic team and is a regular for the Glasgow giants.

The 23-year-old’s availability will be important for the Glasgow giants against Bayern.

Although the Bavarian giants will head into the Champions League encounter as favourites, Celtic will fancy their chances of at least picking up a point given the start the German club have made to the season.

Simunovic has been on the books of Celtic since the summer of 2015 when he joined from Dinamo Zagreb for a transfer fee reported by The Daily Mail to be worth £3 million.

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