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23rd Oct, 2016 | 10:52am

Pierre van Hooijdonk delivers Celtic message ahead of Rangers showdown

By Amir Mir

Pierre van Hooijdonk has offered his luck to Celtic on Twitter ahead of their showdown against Rangers on Sunday afternoon.

The two Scottish giants meet for the Old Firm clash at Hampden Park, with a place in the Scottish League Cup final up for grabs.

Brendan Rodgers’ side humiliated their rivals 5-1 in their league meeting in September, when striker Moussa Dembele netted a hat-tick at Celtic Park.

Now former striker van Hooijdonk has taken to his personal Twitter account to deliver this message to Rodgers’ men.

Dutch legend van Hooijdonk, who was known for his strong personality, scored 56 goals in 86 appearances for the Bhoys over a two-year period.

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He also had a successful stint in English football for then Premier League outfit Nottingham Forest in the late nineties.

Mark Warburton’s side will be hoping to repeat the success of last season, when his Rangers side beat their rivals on penalties in the same competition.

The winner of this tie will take on Aberdeen in the final, with the Dons comfortably beating Greenock Morton 2-0 on Saturday afternoon.

In the latest Celtic team news, BBC pundit has provided a fascinating verdict on the club’s ace by stating his career is at the crossroads ahead of the Rangers clash.