Free-scoring 26-yr-old could blow Celtic away: Three Zenit players Rodgers must watch out for

ALEKSANDR KOKORIN

The freescoring 26-year-old that can play up-front or on the wing and will be man that the Hoops will need to stop if they are to get a good result in the first leg.

Has scored eight goals in eight games so far in Europe this season, and has 18 for the season overall, so could easily blow Celtic away on Thursday night.

He has plenty of pace and power in his play, so the Hoops defence on the night – likely to be Kristoffer Ajer and Jack Hendry – will need to stop him at all costs.

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