Ex-Bhoys flop Pukki scores his 16th goal of the season as Celtic struggle for goals
On the same day that Celtic’s issues in front of goal were highlighted in an Old Firm derby clash, Teemu Pukki racked up his 15th and 16th goals of the season.
Celtic’s striker situation will concern Brendan Rodgers at the moment.
Odsonne Edouard is the only fit and available striker in the senior squad, after Leigh Griffiths decided to take a break from football for personal reasons.
And while Edouard is scoring goals, it is tough to ask him to bear the full burden of the striker responsibilities.
While the Bhoys struggle in attack, it will surprise many Celtic fans to see how well Pukki is doing at Norwich City.
The 28-year-old had one unsuccessful season at Celtic Park in 2013/14, scoring seven times in 32 games.
Pukki was brought in as Gary Hooper’s replacement but failed to impress before moving to Brondby.
Now in the Championship with Norwich, the Finland international is thriving under Daniel Farke.
With 16 goals in 24 matches this season, Pukki is in the form of his life.
And he is spearheading a promotion push at Carrow Road, with Norwich currently sitting second in the league.
Yesterday, he bagged a brace against Derby County, although it was not enough to prevent a 4-3 loss as Norwich missed the chance to go top.
Pukki’s form in England will come as a shock to Celtic fans, who have their own striker worries to contend with now.
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