Celtic star Roberts’ brutal comments about Rangers ace Morelos

Brendan Rodgers manager of Celtic speaks to Saidy Janko of Celtic during a Celtic training session ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group B match against Paris Saint-Germain at...

Glasgow Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos missed a good chance against Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic at Ibrox last month.

Patrick Roberts of Celtic celebrates after he scores his team's fourth goal  during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Hearts and Celtic at Tynecastle Stadium on April 2, 2017 in...

Manchester City-owned Celtic winger Patrick Roberts has told The Scottish Sun that he has no sympathy for Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos.

Rangers striker Morelos missed a great chance for the Gers in their Scottish Premiership game against Celtic at Ibrox last month, as Graeme Murty’s side lost the Old Firm derby to the Hoops 3-2.

Roberts, who is on loan at Celtic from Premier League club City until the end of the season, has said that he has no sympathy for the Colombian striker, who has been on the books of Rangers since the summer of 2017 when he joined from HJK Helsinki for a transfer fee reported by Sky Sports to be worth £1.5 million.

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox...

The 21-year-old winger, who earns £5000 per week as salary according to The Daily Star, told The Scottish Sun while alluding to his own miss against Rangers in the Scottish Cup in 2016: “Any sympathy? No. I can relate to it, but no sympathy.

“We were going there to win, as Rangers were in the semi-final against us, so they were delighted that I missed. It happens. But in terms of the game, I’m glad we won.”

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers scores the opening goal during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Johnstone at Ibrox Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Glasgow,...

Brutal comments

Roberts’s comments about Morelos are quite brutal, but that’s football. After all, Celtic won the game, and at the end of the day, that is all that matters.

The former Fulham winger will be aiming to make a good impact against Rangers in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup on Sunday afternoon should he start for the Hoops.

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