Celtic supporters have been drowning their sorrows in the Transfer Tavern in the last few hours after seeing their side thrashed 7-1 at European heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain in their penultimate Champions League group stage match, thus taking their aggregate score against the French club to 12-1 over their two clashes.
Brendan Rodgers’ men went into their encounter at the Parc des Princes having won one of their four group stage games, and thus giving them a great chance of qualifying for the Europa League. And the Bhoys threatened a famous result when Moussa Dembele gave them a first minute lead, only for Unai Emery’s side to hit back with vengeance by netting seven unanswered goals to maintain their lead at the top of Group B, and thus leave several Celtic supporters bitterly disappointed in the French capital on Wednesday night.
Nonetheless, it was never a game Rodgers’ men were expected to win and as such attentions are quickly turning to their Scottish League Cup final against Motherwell on Sunday, where the Bhoys will seek to defend the first of three domestic titles they eased to last season.
Elsewhere, there has been plenty for our resident Celtic fans to get their teeth into, not least recent reports linking them with a move for Astana forward Patrick Twumasi.
The 23-year-old has enjoyed a wonderful campaign in which time he has bagged 14 goals and laid on nine assists in 40 appearances for the club, taking his overall tally for the Kazakhstan outfit to an impressive 54 goals and 28 assists in just 140 appearances.
And his sparking form has reportedly attracted the attention of Rodgers’ Celtic, and were Twumasi to make the move to Parkhead in the January window, here are TWO other stars who would also improve the Bhoys were they to move to the Scottish giants…
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