Celtic vice-captain Charlie Mulgrew targeting league and cup double after returning from injury

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The 29-year-old made his first appearance for the Scottish Premiership leaders in two months at the weekend.

Charlie Mulgrew has told Celtic TV (via The Scottish Sun) that he's delighted to be back playing again after he made his return during the Hoop's Scottish Cup victory over East Kilbride at the weekend. 

The 29-year-old's return after over two months on the sidelines helped end a difficult week for the club on a positive note. And he explained that he is now focused on helping Ronny Deila's men finish the campaign in style. 

"Myself and Scott Brown are both delighted to be back and we will do all we can to help the team," he told Celtic TV (via The Scottish Sun).

"We want to do as much as we can to get the victories to win the league and hopefully the Cup too."

Before Mulgrew's comeback, the Bhoys had fallen to a defeat to Ross County in the League Cup semi-final, and had seen their lead at the top of the Premiership table completely wiped out thanks to Aberdeen picking up two victories in four days, including a 2-1 win against Deila's side. 

And while they progressed to the Scottish Cup quarter-final with a win against the Lowland League side, the margin of the victory was somewhat unconvincing, meaning that the Celtic boss still has plenty of work to do to convince supporters that the club are still progressing. 

But having a player of Mulgrew's experience back available will certainly help the side get their hands on silverware this season, and perhaps alleviate some of the pressure that the Norwegian is under. 

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