Date: 27th June 2018 at 1:55pm
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Celtic fans on the lookout for new signings would have been intrigued by developments in Austria, where former Hull City right-back Moses Odubajo joined the Hoops for pre-season training.

The Daily Record reported that the 24-year-old is set to have discussions about making the move to the Scottish champions.

All well and good, fans must think, the Hoops have been needing another right-back for a long-time, it is a well-known problem position for the club.

But there is a catch – the player hasn’t played for two years after suffering a knee injury in Hull’s play-off final win in 2016.

Missing two years of football must be a huge psychological problem for Odubajo, and he deserves credit for even managing to train with the Hoops.

But will he be the answer to an issue which the Hoops have been looking to solve for a long time? There has to be doubts.

It might not be wise having the ageing Mikael Lustig’s replacement be a player who has struggled terribly with injuries in the last two years.

Maybe Rodgers could keep Odubajo around at the club for another few weeks to have a look at his performances and see how he stands up to playing in the Bhoys’ pre-season friendlies, but as for being the answer at right-back? You would have to say no.

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