Celtic fans want club to sign a defender ahead of Zenit tie

A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League group C match between Celtic FC and VfL Borussia Moenchengladbach at Celtic Park on October 19, 2016 in...

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic will face Zenit St Petersburg in the Europa League this season.

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

Celtic fans have urged the club to sign a central defender following the Europa League round-of-32 draw on Monday.

Scottish Premiership side Celtic will face Russian club Zenit St Petersburg in the round-of-32 stage of the Europa League this season.

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It promises to be a very exciting and entertaining affair, and there should be a few goals over two legs.

Celtic's head coach Brendan Rodgers talks during a press conference in Brussels on September 26, 2017 on the eve of the Champions League group B) football match against RSC Anderlecht.

Celtic are playing in the Europa League knockout rounds this campaign after dropping from the group stage of the Champions League.

The Glasgow giants finished third in a group that also had Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.

It has been a while since Celtic have managed to have European football after Christmas, and the fans want the club to sort out their defence.

Celtic fans have urged manager Brendan Rodgers to sign defenders in the January transfer window ahead of the two-legged tie against Roberto Mancini’s Zenit in the Europa League in order to progress further in the competition.

A general view of the ground ahead of the Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Inverness Caley Thistle at Celtic Park on May 24, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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