Celtic news: Fans hail Lustig World Cup performance

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18th Jun, 2018 | 3:42pm

'Shown his class', 'Back to his best': Celtic fans thrilled with WC display from one senior star

Celtic fans on social media were impressed with Mikael Lustig’s performance for Sweden, in their 1-0 World Cup victory over South Korea on Monday afternoon.

The veteran defender was solid at the back and also put in some decent crosses, one of which could well have lead to a goal by Viktor Claesson.

Hoops fans were particularly pleased that Lustig returned to form after an indifferent season for the Bhoys last year, with one fan claiming that he is ‘back to his best’.

Another fan hoped that Lusitg played as well as he is for his country for the Hoops next season.

Here are some of the best reactions from Twitter to Lustig’s performance:

Lustig will be back in action on Saturday, when Sweden take on Germany in what looks to be a huge match for both sides.

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Whilst fans are delighted that Lustig seems to be back to his best, his participation in the World Cup does cause a problem for the Hoops, who returned to pre-season training without him on Monday.

Depending on how long Sweden’s World Cup adventure lasts, the right-back will miss at least the first round of the Champions League qualifiers.

It is likely that Jack Hendry will replace him, but he should be back in time for the latter rounds of the qualification process, should the Hoops make it that far into the qualification process.

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