Celtic goalkeeper Dorus de Vries is set to have surgery in hopes of curing a recurring foot and ankle injury.

The 36-year-old is scheduled to go under the knife during the upcoming international break this month, so that he won’t miss much league action if called upon.

He will have some bone shaved in hopes of ridding him of the issue that’s plagued him for a while according to the Daily Express.

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The Dutchman signed for The Hoops last August after being lured away from English Championship side Nottingham Forrest by Brendan Rodgers, a man he played under earlier in his career at Swansea City.

And despite being brought in as an intended replacement for Craig Gordon, he’s had to settle for a place on the bench for the majority of his time in Glasgow.

De Vries made just five appearances for the Scottish champions before losing his place in the first-team to Scottish international Gordon, who has fought to win back his number one spot.