Celtic fans react to photo of Oli McBurnie and ex-Rangers ace McKay

Swansea players huddle during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Swansea City and Gillingham at the Liberty Stadium on January 26, 2019 in Swansea, Wales.

Glasgow Rangers supporter Oli McBurnie and former Ibrox winger Barrie McKay have left some supporters baffled.

Swansea players huddle during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Swansea City and Gillingham at the Liberty Stadium on January 26, 2019 in Swansea, Wales.

It did not escape the attention of fans on social media that both Oli McBurnie and Barrie McKay decided to not take part in their side's huddle at the weekend due to their Rangers connections.

As reported by The Scottish Sun, McBurnie is a Gers supporter. And of course, McKay spent around six years on the books at Ibrox before leaving for the Championship.

 

The pair are now playing alongside each other at Swansea City, but showed their allegiances to Rangers by deciding against taking a full part in the huddle before the Swans' FA Cup tie with Gillingham at the weekend.

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The huddle is synonymous with Celtic's pre-match routine, hence why the pair decided not to put their arms around their teammates. But while there has been some praise from Rangers supporters, plenty of Celtic fans have either mocked the players or admitted that they are baffled.

Swansea player Barrie McKay in action during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Swansea City and Gillingham at Liberty Stadium on January 26, 2019 in Swansea, United Kingdom.

Some of the Parkhead faithful find it funny that the pair are thinking about Celtic ahead of the game, while others have been critical.

And some fans have jokingly suggested that McKay and McBurnie cannot stop there if they want to avoid doing anything that may lead to an association with Celtic.

29th November 2017, Fir Park, Motherwell, Scotland; Scottish Premier League football, Motherwell versus Celtic;  Celtic pre match huddle line up with smoke bombs going off

Unsurprisingly, the image has divided the Old Firm.

And here is how some of the Celtic fans reacted to the image...

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