Carlton Cole’s response when asked about facing Rangers

Carlton Cole

Celtic are in the Scottish Premiership at the moment, while Rangers are in the Scottish Championship.

Newly-signed Celtic striker Carlton Cole has suggested on Sky Sports that he is not thinking about playing Rangers yet.

Cole, who signed a contract with Celtic until June 2017 on Thursday, could face Rangers next season.

The Gers are playing in the Scottish Championship at the moment, but they are on course to winning automatic promotion to the Scottish Premiership at the end of the season.

Celtic against Rangers is one of the biggest games in world football, but former Chelsea and West Ham United striker Cole does not appear to be too fussed about playing them at the moment.

“Of course, everyone keeps reminding me of how special night or day like that is, you have for European nights as well, but for me the main thing is to sign for Celtic, playing for the badge and making sure that I give a good account of myself to the fans,” Cole said on Sky Sports on Thursday afternoon (interview broadcast at 2:14 pm) when asked how excited he is at the prospect of playing against Rangers.

Cole has only just become a Celtic player, and he is right in concentrating on playing for them at the moment.

The former West Ham striker will not find it easy to break into the Bhoys’ first team, and he will have to work hard in order to do so.

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