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‘Can’t understand’ Pundit is shocked that Celtic’s £4.3 million summer acquisition is not beginning this season

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‘Can’t understand’… Pundit is taken aback that £4.3m summer season signing is no longer starting for Celtic this season

When Celtic followers watched their membership spend massive money this summer on Maik Nawrocki, they would have predicted the Polish defender to be a first pick out for Brendan Rodgers.

Unfortunately, the 22-year-old was injured early into this season and even although he is returned to full fitness, Rodgers has defined why Nawrocki has yet to be considered in a Celtic jersey.

But that has nonetheless left Stephen McGinn taken aback that Rodgers is taking part in Nat Phillips ahead of Nawrocki even via the on-loan defender is actually miles off the tempo in terms of fitness.

McGinn stated [The Go Radio Football Show], “Celtic without Carter Vickers in the league, I don’t comprehend what the stats are, but I mean there’s a dramatic drop-off.

“And what I can’t recognize from the previous day is how a momentary mortgage in Nat Phillips, how can he be a great deal better than Nawrocki.

“I’ve watched Legia Warsaw against Aston Villa and I thinking they were an tremendous side. Really held their personal and beat Aston Villa in Poland, deservedly this season.

“But I’m thinking Nawrocki was a huge section of that team remaining season, and I’m questioning a younger participant they spent a lot of cash on how can Nat Phillips be the choice different than Nawrocki”

I said on TBR Celtic yesterday that Phillips wants to be immediately dropped with the aid of Rodgers in favour of either Gustaf Lagerbielke or Nawrocki.

Unfortunately, the Polish defender is now not accessible for the final Champions League match towards Feyenoord however I would have no hesitation in throwing him in towards Hearts this weekend.

After all, the £4.3m signing couldn’t do a great deal worse than Phillips who appears to be on his way lower back to Liverpool when his temporary mortgage deal ends this month.

But with recent reports suggesting Nawricki could be loaned out in January, maybe the ship has sailed for him this season underneath Rodgers.

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