I guess if there is any time to experiment with the side it is at the moment and that is what Brendan looks to be doing.
Of course, we’ve still got the final on the menu before this season is truly up but with our league title being retained the games in the division make for a good opportunity to shake things up.
That’s what we saw last night, then, as Patrick Roberts led the line for the Bhoys:
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) May 9, 2018
Let’s take a look at how our fans saw the call:
Announce 146 year deal
— We Are Celtic (@weareceltic7) May 9, 2018
— Nikki. (@championees) May 9, 2018
The best player ever
— Patrick Roberts fan (@_RH67) May 9, 2018
— Andrew (@_Andrewh67) May 9, 2018
— Aidan (@AMc88_) May 9, 2018
Announce permanent deal
— joe (@josephtonner67) May 9, 2018
If that isn't a false 9 I don't know what is
— Robert Martin (@AndyGraysdouble) May 9, 2018
Get him signed…
— kev.i.n. (@kevnsane) May 9, 2018
A little bold from Brendan, of course, but not the most extreme selection that has ever been made.
Patrick can play as a main man in the middle – though we’d obviously rather him in his usual position – and that’s what the boss decided to do.
Whether or not he plays there against Motherwell remains to be seen.
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