The long debated goalkeeping position at Celtic should be a thing of the past now that the Hoops secured ex England international Joe Hart on a four year deal.
As Bain, Barkas and Hazard are now deemed not good enough to take over the No1 shirt, Hart has really cemented his place after just four games.
One of the mos refreshing aspects of Hart’s game is the communication and leadership from the back that seems to instill a lot of confidence in his defenders and Chris Sutton was speaking about that on the Football on BT Sport podcast when Ally McCoist got a bit flustered:
Sutton: “Having some big experience and confidence. I think could be crucial. Really, really crucial.
McCoist: “Hold on a minute! What he’s brought to the back line? He’s made two saves! Where I come from that ‘s what a goalkeepers meant to do! That’s what your goalkeepers meant to do Chris!
“He’s meant to make a couple of saves! What was the reaction of the Celtic fans when they found themselves with a goalkeeper that can make a save? What happened?”
Sutton: “Yeah but this but this is the whole point and what you what you really don’t get! Would Bain and Barkas made those two saves? Name two saves that Bain and Barkas have made in the last season! You couldn’t!
“And that’s the whole point. Joe Hart has come in, and this is a sign of you getting worried. You know you’re in a bit of trouble across the city!”
To be fair to both of them, it was all in good nature but McCoist’s reaction does show that they (Rangers) are looking across the Clyde with a worried look on their faces.