The good times are continuing to roll for the Celtic fans in the Transfer Tavern, as they gear up for a blockbuster tie away at Barcelona on their return to the Champions League proper.
After wiping the floor with arch-rivals Rangers over the weekend, Brendan Rodgers takes his Hoops to the Camp Nou for their first game back in the big time for three years.
While the Blaugrana are undoubtedly favourites for the tie, the fixture brings up memories of Tony Watt’s winner at Parkhead in 2012.
Though the Bhoys have a long and proud history in the continent’s elite competition, the 2-1 win four years ago is perhaps their biggest in recent memory.
Things are different now of course, though the mastermind of that win has backed the Scottish champions to spring a surprise.
Neil Lennon, now in charge of Scottish Cup winners Hibernian, bigged up his former charges for a shock this evening.
Telling the ‘Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast’ on talkSPORT (with quotes sourced from HITC), the Northern Irishman believes there is a call of optimism.
“Yes, it can be done again,” explained the Easter Road chief.
“Celtic are on the up again. They are buoyed by a big win in the Old Firm. The players will be in a good place, but this is a different animal. Going to the Nou Camp is as formidable as it gets. They’ll need a lot of luck and
”Going to the Nou Camp is as formidable as it gets. They’ll need a lot of luck and th goalkeeper to play well.
“What Celtic need to do is get the first goal and hold on to something for as long as they can.”
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