Date: 1st January 2018 at 12:35pm
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Chris Sutton has slammed Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers for rotating his team too often after the goalless draw against Rangers at Parkhead on Saturday.

Rodgers has faced key decisions on who to start up front in every match this season and has rotated between the senior duo of Leigh Griffiths and Moussa Dembele.

However former Celtic striker Sutton believes that Rodgers changed around his strikers far too often, which is why Dembele and Griffiths haven’t been able to replicate last season’s form.

“You can’t be too critical of Brendan Rodgers at Celtic but for me he has killed his frontmen this term”, he said, as quoted in the Daily Record.

“I feel sorry for Leigh Griffiths and Moussa Dembele. You can’t expect either of them to get in to any sort of rhythm when neither are getting a run of games in the side.

“No wonder they look off it at the moment, they’ve not had a chance to get that sharpness that every striker will tell you that they need.”

Dembele played around an hour against Rangers but was unable to get into the game and was replaced by Griffiths, who didn’t contribute much either, as the Gers took control of the second-half.

With the Hoops having so many matches this season Brendan Rodgers has rotated his striking duo of last season along with loan signing from PSG Odsonne Edouard, and the trio have all scored less then 10 goals this season.

Celtic’s top scorers are wingers Scott Sinclair and James Forrest, as no frontman has managed to impose himself on the side this season so far.

With the Hoops now on their winter break and not in action again until the 20th of January, Brendan Rodgers will need to take the time to decide who his number one striker is, and stick with him going into the Europa League last 32 clash against Zenit.

In other Celtic news, Erik Sviatchenko is set to leave the club

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