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Chris Sutton slams Celtic's Scott Sinclair

Celtic Player Scott Sinclair walks onto the Hampden pitch before their Cup Final at Hampden Park on November 26, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Scott Sinclair hasn't impressed Celtic legend Chris Sutton.

Moussa Dembele celebrates his goal with Scott Sinclair during the Betfred Cup Final at Hampden Park on November 26, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Speaking to The Scottish Sun, Chris Sutton has put the boot into Celtic winger Scott Sinclair in a big way.

The top-of-the-table Hoops visit Aberdeen this afternoon.

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Sinclair is likely to start for Celtic and manager Brendan Rodgers will want to get a lot more out of the 29-year-old than he's been getting this season.

The former Aston Villa star has only managed three goals in 15 Premiership appearances so far, quite a contrast to the Sinclair who ripped up Scotland's top flight and netted 21 times during the 2016-17 campaign, winning Premiership Player of the Year.

 

And Celtic legend Sutton claims that having Sinclair has been the equivalent of playing with 10 men at times.

“Celtic are carrying players. They have carried Scott Sinclair — it is like playing with ten men at times this season," he told The Scottish Sun.

“It is the same with the centre-forward and they have lacked in that position all season."

Sinclair would be wise to start improving from here on in, because Rodgers needs him.

The Northern Irishman will be without Leigh Griffiths for a few months and there's still two huge games between now and the winter break - today's trip to Aberdeen and then a visit to Rangers on Saturday.

If Sinclair can rediscover his best form over the next few days, helping the Bhoys to six points, then that's a big, big plus.

Celtic Player Scott Sinclair walks onto the Hampden pitch before their Cup Final at Hampden Park on November 26, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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