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Matters on and off pitch may factor into future plans of Celtic underperformer


Celtic winger Scott Sinclair didn’t have the best of Sundays last week, due to matters on and off the pitch.

Firstly, the Englishman – who is still the Hoops’ top scorer this season with 17 goals – was dropped for the Old Firm derby at Ibrox, a venue where he has thrived in the past.

The ten men Hoops went onto record an already famous 3-2 victory, and Sinclair didn’t get off the bench as plans changed following the sending-off of Jozo Simunovic.

Secondly, and off the pitch, after the game he was reportedly verbally abused, as reported by the Scotsman, as he waited for a plane at Glasgow Airport.

The second incident is naturally far more serious than the first, as he can always recover his recent run of poor form and get back into the first team.

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However, the incident at Glasgow Airport may have more serious implications, as it wouldn’t be that much of a shock if Sinclair, who has family in England, decides he can’t be bothered with the hassle in Glasgow and moves back to a club in England in the summer.

It would undeniably be a blow to Brendan Rodgers and the Hoops fans if the player decided to leave at the end of the season, but perhaps for family reasons it might be for the best.

In other Celtic news, the Hoops are considering making Odsonne Edouard’s loan deal a permanent one

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