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Celtic Leave Vakoun Issouf Bayo Out of Europa League Squad

Celtic Leave Vakoun Issouf Bayo Out of Europa League Squad

Celtic were left with a dilemma ahead of their Europa League double-header against Valencia.

Brendan Rodgers added four new faces to his first-team squad during the January transfer window with Oliver Burke, Timo Weah, Vakoun Issouf Bayo and Jeremy Toljan coming in.

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However, following the latter’s deadline day loan switch from Dortmund, one new face was going to be forced to miss out on the Europa League squad.

Uefa rules only allowed three new faces to be added to any squad list and that meant one would miss out on the Valencia games coming later this month.

Celtic’s squad list has now been revealed and Ivory Coast forward Bayo – who is yet to feature for Brendan Rodgers’ side – has been the unfortunate star to miss out.

Burke, Weah and Toljan have all been included.


Full Squad

Scott Bain, Craig Gordon, Conor Hazard*, Ryan Mullen*

Jeremy Toljan, Kieran Tierney*, Emilio Izaguirre, Kris Ajer, Jack Hendry, Jozo Simunovic, Cristian Gamboa, Dedryck Boyata, Mikael Lustig, Filip Benkovic, Anthony Ralston*, Daniel Church*, Wallace Duffy*, Stephen Welsh*, Lewis Bell*

Scott Brown, Scott Sinclair, Tom Rogic, Olivier Ntcham, Callum McGregor, James Forrest, Jonny Hayes, Ewan Henderson, Scott Robertson*, Paul Kennedy*, Ross McLaughlin*, David Mckay, Kristi Marku*, Mark Hill, Kerr McInroy*

Oliver Burke, Timothy Weah, Leigh Griffiths, Ryan Christie, Odsonne Edouard, Michael Johnston*, Grant Savoury*, Kieran McGrath*, Regan Hendry*

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