Scott Brown injured in Celtic pre-season friendly

Scott Brown of Celtic FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League, Group H match between FC Barcelona and Celtic FC at the Camp Nou Stadium on December 11, 2013
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Celtic captain Scott Brown is stretchered off with a leg injury in the opening minute of a pre-season friendly against Austrian side Rapid Vienna.

Celtic captain Scott Brown has sustained an injury during a pre-season friendly between the Scottish champions and Austrian side Rapid Vienna.

The midfielder picked up the knock in the opening minute of the match this afternoon and had to be stretchered off with his upper leg and right knee heavily strapped.

The club later tweeted: "The captain is still being assessed by the club's medical staff and the extent of the injury is not yet known."

The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Scott Brown of Scotland gestures during the International Friendly match between England and Scotland at Wembley Stadium on August 14, 2013
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