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Celtic Fans Aren’t Happy that James Forrest Starts Against Lincoln Red Imps

Celtic Fans Aren’t Happy that James Forrest Starts Against Lincoln Red Imps

Celtic are chasing the tie against Lincoln Red Imps at Parkhead tonight, and Brendan Rodgers has named an attacking Hoops line-up – but fans aren’t exactly thrilled that James Forrest features.

The Scotland international isn’t flavour of the month amongst Celtic fans at the moment, after he rejected the offer of a contract extension last season, and will be out of contract in the new year.

On top of that, Forrest hasn’t exactly been in fine form for the last few months, and failed to make any sort of impact against tonight’s opponents when he came off the bench in Gibraltar last week.

It looks like Rodgers is going for a bold 3-4-3 or a 3-5-2 formation for his first competitive match at Celtic Park, with on-loan Man City forward Patrick Roberts also recalled to the starting XI:

It’s probably fair to say that the majority of Celtic fans will be pleased to see an attacking, expansive team, particularly against a team with several part-time players.

But the presence of Forrest is just one step too far for some people:

 

 

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