Celtic star will be highly motivated to shove Levein's comments right down his throat
There is rarely ever a dull moment in Scottish football, and Hearts manager Craig Levein has ensured that there will be plenty of debate with his comments about Celtic star Scott Brown.
Levein claimed, as reported by BBC Sport, that players need more protection from Brown following an incident in the match between Celtic and Hearts where 16-year-old Harry Cochrane suffered a collarbone injury.
Hoops manager Brendan Rodgers has angrily came to Brown’s defence, as reported by Clyde One’s Ronnie Charters.
Brendan Rodgers 100% refutes any claim Scott Brown is an aggressive player
Questions whether a 16-year-old should’ve been selected for a game of that magnitude
Says it was the easiest team talk he’s ever had to give in his 101 games at Celtic after last meeting with Hearts pic.twitter.com/ZTn0R0IWMa
— Ronnie Charters (@RonnieCharters) February 1, 2018
The big question to consider what will Brown himself make of the comments? Perhaps if asked, he would claim that the comments don’t bother him, and he is used to that kind of thing.
Inside though, he will want to ram Levein’s comments down his throat, and prove a point, particularly if Celtic and Hearts play each other again this season.
Brown may be an aggressive player but Levein’s comments seemed to be controversial just for the sake of being controversial, and you can guarantee that Brown wasn’t happy with them.
It is unlikely that the player will say anything about the comments, he may well prefer to do his talking on the park, but there should be fireworks next time the teams meet.
In other Celtic news, fans were furious at Levein’s comments
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