Chris Sutton astonished Celtic didn’t do this in summer transfer window

Celtic should have signed a striker in the summer transfer window, says Chris Sutton.

Chris Sutton has written in The Daily Record that Celtic should have signed a striker in the summer transfer window.

“I’ve got a lot of sympathy for Celtic buying players in today’s climate,” the former Celtic striker wrote in The Daily Record.

“But I still find it astonishing they didn’t do more to try and get in a striker earlier in the transfer window and in not signing a frontman they have taken a huge risk.

“Instead they are left with just Leigh Griffiths and Nadir Ciftci as recognised centre-forwards while Anthony Stokes, apparently the subject of bids from Bolton and Birmingham, can also play through the middle.”

Should Celtic have signed a striker in the summer transfer window?

Celtic did sign a forward in Nadir Ciftci in the summer transfer window, but as Sutton points out, the Bhoys have just two recognised centre-forwards on their books at the moment.

The way things are going for the Hoops in the Scottish Premiership at the moment, this should not be a problem, as Scotland international striker Leigh Griffiths has been in brilliant form in the opening weeks of the season.

However, with the Europa League campaign set to start soon, Celtic could have done with another striker.

Perhaps Celtic manager Ronny Deila believes that he can get away with two recognised centre-forwards with Anthony Stokes as a back-up.

Maybe the Scottish Premiership champions want to see how this move works and will try to sign a striker in the January transfer window.

Celtic will return to Premiership action on Saturday afternoon when they take on Aberdeen away from home.

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