'Not easy': Chris Sutton sends Celtic stark warning after update on Hoops' Champions League campaign
Chris Sutton has tweeted his fears after Celtic drew FC Midtjylland in the second qualifying round of the Champions League.
On his Twitter account, the former Hoops forward claimed the tie would be ‘not easy’.
Celtic are looking for a return to Europe’s premier competition for the the first time since 2017/2018 season.
The club have failed in each of their last three qualifying campaigns. They lost to Ferencvaros in the second round last year, losing 2-1 at Celtic Park. And they were defeated 3-2 on aggregate by AEK Athens back in 2018.
Ange Postecoglou will be the man to take them into the new season after the Australian was appointed at the new head coach.
He takes over from Neil Lennon, who resigned from the position back in February.
TBR View: Recent Champions League history sends Celtic stark warning
The tweet from Sutton is the correct reaction after the recent performances in the Champions League from Celtic.
The Bhoys can barely make it past the early rounds of qualifying, a sign of their lack of quality.
Midtjylland possesses enough quality to produce a shock when the tie comes around. The Norwegian outfit have European pedigree of their own in recent years.
They smashed Leicester City’s nemesis, Slavia Praha, on their way to the group stages last season. And whilst they lost each of their four group games, they ended the campaign with consecutive draws against Atalanta and Liverpool.
Meanwhile, Celtic performed woefully in the Europa League group stages last term. The Glasgow outfit were hammered throughout, conceding two or more goals in each of their six games.
There is a massive amounts of pressure on Postecoglou to qualify for the Champions League.
Celtic’s absence from the competition is an embarrassing state of affairs. Their absense also ;essens the achievements in their homeland, where they’ve dominated for years gone by.
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