Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers comments on Steven MacLean

Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Celtic congratulates his players after victory in the Betfred Scottish League Cup Semi Final between Heart of Midlothian FC and Celtic FC on October 28, 2018 in...

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic won against Heart of Midlothian on Sunday.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has given his take on the incident involving Heart of Midlothian forward Steven MacLean and Eboue Kouassi, as quoted in The Scottish Sun.

During the Scottish League Cup semi-final tie between Hearts and Celtic on Sunday afternoon, MacLean was caught on camera grabbing hold of Kouassi’s privates.

 

The 36-year-old former Rangers forward later laughed off the incident, as quoted in The Daily Record.

Celtic boss Rodgers has given his take on the incident and has commented on MacLean.

Rodgers told The Scottish Sun about MacLean: “I haven’t seen it. He does some strange things, Steven MacLean, and says some daft things as well.

“He’s competitive and an experienced player. He’s done really well for Hearts since he’s come in. He was probably frustrated during the game.”

Eboue Kouassi of Celtic warms up during the UEFA Europa League Group B match between RB Leipzig and Celtic at Red Bull Arena on October 25, 2018 in Leipzig, Germany.

Easy win

Celtic were the better team against Hearts, and the 3-0 win was pretty comfortable in the end.

The Hoops were favourites heading into the tie, and it did not come as a surprise that the Glasgow giants could progress to the final of the Scottish League Cup.

Rodgers’s side will face Scottish Premiership rivals Aberdeen in the final of the Scottish League Cup final this season.

Celtic have also picked up form in the Scottish Premiership, and things are looking up for the Celtic Park outfit.

Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Celtic congratulates his players after victory in the Betfred Scottish League Cup Semi Final between Heart of Midlothian FC and Celtic FC on October 28, 2018 in...

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