St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson won’t rule Michael O’Halloran out of the Perth side’s next league fixture. The Saints are in action against Livingston on Saturday.

O’Halloran was felt to be a doubt for the game after suffering an injury in St Johnstone’s recent 1-1 draw with Celtic. The winger was taken off in the first-half after picking up a hip injury after a challenge with Scott Brown.

May feature in next game

Davidson disclosed that the injury picked up by the player wasn’t as bad as first feared, and he has a chance of featuring in St Johnstone’s next league game. The 29-year-old could feature in the game if the swelling in his hip injury settles down in time.

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Michael O’Halloran suffered the injury less than a week ago (Photo by Rob Casey/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“Michael O’Halloran still has his knock from last Sunday so it is about whether it heals quick enough. If it settles down he’ll be OK” he said (The Scottish Sun).

“Hopefully by Saturday he’ll be OK”

“It is just bruising on his hip. I think it’s from the way he landed on it. The swelling wasn’t great after the game, but it’s settled down quite a lot, so hopefully by Saturday he will be OK” Davidson continued.

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Michael O’Halloran may feature against Livingston (Photo by Alan Harvey/SNS Group via Getty Images)

Even if O’Halloran misses out, Davidson will have some of his recent absentees back for the game against Livingston, with two important players set to return to the squad, and one player rated at ’50/50′.

“The good news is Murray Davidson and Craig Conway should be back” he disclosed.

“They both came through training fine, so I’m pleased to have them back in the squad. Callum Booth is still probably 50/50 and O’Halloran will be 50/50 too.”

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