Aberdeen midfielder Ross McCrorie has opened up on his enforced absence from the Dons side whilst he dealt with a bout of Covid-19.

The player was forced to self-isolate and missed a few games for Derek McInnes’ side after he was diagnosed with the virus whilst away with the Scotland under-21 side.

Return is great news for Dons

The Rangers loanee made his return to action in the recent draw with St Mirren, and that is good news for the Dons, who have been struggling to pick up wins recently.

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Ross McCrorie in action for Aberdeen (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

The 22-year-old admitted that it was frustrating to have to self-isolate and be stuck watching Aberdeen rather than playing for them, although he did get good support from his team-mates.

“I am glad to be back. It was a tough two weeks being stuck in the house. To miss the games was hugely frustrating. I watched all the games as a supporter” he said (Aberdeen website).

“It had to be done”

“I had great support from all the boys who helped me through it. It had to be done, the self-isolating. Also, there are a lot worse things happening to people in the world” he went on.

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Ross McCrorie has been diagnosed with Covid-19 twice this year (Photo by Andrew Halseid-Budd/Getty Images)

McCrorie also discussed being one of the few unfortunate people that have been diagnosed with Covid-19 twice. He originally caught the virus on-loan at Portsmouth earlier this year.

“It is unfortunate to get COVID-19 twice but now it is in the past. I can now focus on football. I should have immunity for a few months now! And hopefully the vaccine will help us all get back to normal pretty soon” he concluded.

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