Injury puts Nottingham Forest’s Jason Cummings in frame for Scotland start against Holland


Nottingham Forest’s Jason Cummings looks set to start Scotland’s friendly against Holland, after Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths was ruled out with a calf injury.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers confirmed Griffiths had suffered a recurrence of a problem which has troubled him in recent months, during their midweek Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich.

Celtic’s Leigh Griffiths

Griffiths was not listed in Celtic’s 18-man squad for their 4-0 victory over St Johnstone, and he will not join up with his international team-mates ahead of Thursday’s friendly at Pittodrie.

Rodgers said: “He won’t play. He had a slight calf injury from our game during the week. He had a scan and it’s not overly serious, but it will probably be a week to 10 days, which is unfortunate.”

It leaves Cummings as the only out-and-out striker in interim manager Malky Mackay’s squad.



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