Celtic 28-year-old form has nosedived, playing him in Old Firm would be having a man down
Aside from the debut of Marvin Compper and Odsonne Edouard’s excellent display, one of the most notable taking points from Celtic’s Scottish Cup win over Morton was the performance of Scott Sinclair.
The reigning Scottish football player of the year turned in another sub-par performance, and was replaced by Edouard at half-time.
Despite being the Hoops’ top scorer with 17 goals this season, the Englishman’s form has nosedived in recent weeks, and Bhoys manager Brendan Rodgers must be having serious doubts about selecting the player for Sunday’s Old Firm derby.
The 28-year-old’s form doesn’t merit a place in the side, despite his good record in Old Firm derbies last season.
Whilst James Forrest has kicked on this season, and Moussa Dembele seems to be getting back to his best in recent weeks, Sinclair has badly regressed, and playing him in such a high-pressure game would be like starting the game a man down.
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Hoops fans have been giving their reaction to the Scottish Cup draw a Championship side, the chances of the struggling player making an impact at Ibrox are minimal.If he is unable to influence a Scottish Cup match at home against a Championship side, the chances of the struggling player making an impact at Ibrox are minimal.
It’s hard to work out how the player’s stock has fallen so far so fast, and that is something which Rodgers will really need to address in the summer before the Champions League qualifiers begin in July.
In other Celtic news, Hoops fans have been giving their reaction to the Scottish Cup draw