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Celtic midfielder Kayal: I thought Chelsea striker Drogba had broken my ankle

Celtic midfielder Beram Kayal admits he feared Chelsea star Didier Drogba had broken his ankle this week.

Stretchered from the field after 36 minutes of Israel's 4-3 friendly defeat to the Ivory Coast on Wednesday night, Parkhead midfielder Kayal initially believed he had sustained a broken ankle identical to Izaguirre's in Aberdeen last weekend.

"I was in shock when I felt the pain in my ankle because the first thing that flashed through my mind was what happened to Emilio Izaguirre," said Kayal. "He (Drogba) came in very hard.

'In a regular game, he would have got a yellow card or perhaps even a red card for something like that.

"He apologised to me afterwards. I'm undergoing examinations and we'll see what the situation is."

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