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11th Dec, 2017 | 2:01pm

Olivier Ntcham makes Twitter admission about Celtic Europa League draw

Celtic midfielder Olivier Ntcham has been giving his reaction on social media to Celtic’s last 32 Europa League draw.

The Hoops face a tough looking draw against Russian side Zenit St Petersburg, with the first leg in Glasgow on the 15th of February, and the second in Russia on the 22nd.

Ntcham, who signed for the Hoops in the summer from Manchester City for a reported fee of £4.5 million, took to his personal Twitter account to give his verdict on the draw.

“Never easy to play in Russia” the French midfielder admitted on Monday afternoon.

The match will be the Hoops’ first ever against Zenit, who are managed by former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini.

The Hoops can take solace from a decent record against Russian sides, which includes a memorable 3-2 Champions League group stage victory over Spartak Moscow in 2012.

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Celtic’s away record in Europe this season has been far better than their home record, recording wins against Anderlecht and Rosenborg on the road whilst failing to defeat either side at Celtic Park.

The Hoops have plenty of football before the tie takes place, whilst Zenit are in the middle of their winter break in February, which could play a part in how the games go.

In other Celtic news, fans on social media are split over the draw against Zenit

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