Brendan Rodgers explains Stuart Armstrong and Scott Sinclair decision

Brendan Rodgers manager of Celtic speaks to the media during the Celtic Press Conference prior to the Group B UEFA Champions League match between Celtic and Bayern Muenchen on October 30,...

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic are playing Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League at the moment.

Manager of Celtic Brendan Rodgers looks on during the Betfred Cup Semi-Final at Hampden Park on October 21, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has explained on BT Sport 3 why he did not include Stuart Armstrong and Scott Sinclair in the starting lineup against Paris Saint-Germain this evening.

The Glasgow giants are taking on French powerhouse PSG away from home in Champions League Group B at the moment.

The Hoops have no chance of progressing to the last-16 stage of Europe’s premier club competition, but they can still end up third and drop to the Europa League.

Scott Sinclair of Celtic scores the opening goal of the game in the first half during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Second Round, Second Leg match between Celtic and Linfield at...

Things are not going well for Celtic at Parc des Princes in Paris at the moment, as they are currently 4-1 down despite taking an early lead.

Scott Sinclair and Stuart Armstrong are two of the best players in the current Celtic squad, but manager Rodgers did not include either player in the starting lineup.

The former Liverpool and Swansea City manager has explained why he decided to place the 28-year-old winger and the 25-year-old midfielder on the substitutes' bench.

Moussa Dembele of Celtic celebrates his goal, Celtic's third, with Michael Lustig and Stuart Armstrong, during the Betfred Cup Semi-Final at Hampden Park on October 21, 2017 in Glasgow,...

While explaining how starting Tom Rogic was a tactical move, Rodgers said on BT Sport 3 in the build-up to the game between PSG and Celtic (7:31pm, Wednesday, November 22, 2017): “It’s also one where Scotty after when he came back from the international break, him and the likes of Stuart Armstrong, sort of little niggles in and around their hamstrings and calves, so it’s not a game to rest especially when we have a huge squad, and also we have a big game at the weekend.”

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