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Sunderland fans react to Celtic-owned Lewis Morgan's performance

Scotland's Lewis Morgan (L) and Mexico's Hugo Ayala vie for the ball during their international friendly football match at the Azteca stadium in Mexico City, on June 2, 2018. (Photo by...

Celtic loanee Lewis Morgan appeared to struggle for Sunderland on Tuesday.

7th July 2018, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin, Ireland; Pre Season football friendly, Shamrock Rovers versus Celtic; Lewis Morgan of Celtic FC on his way to scoring a goal

Sunderland fans on Twitter have reacted to the performance of Celtic loanee Lewis Morgan last night.

The 22-year-old winger, who joined the Black Cats from Celtic on a half-season loan last month, could only make the bench in the 1-1 draw with Blackpool.

But he came on after 62 minutes to replace the ineffective Aiden McGeady, though Morgan wasn't a whole lot better than the Republic of Ireland international.

The young Scot, managed by Jack Ross up at St Mirren, struggled to have the same impact as he had done in his first two Sunderland games.


Here's how fans of the Wearside club reacted to his latest outing:

Ideally, Morgan needs a good few months in League One if he is to return to Celtic a better player.

It wasn't a brilliant first season at Parkhead prior to his loan, failing to score or set up a goal in 13 appearances across all competitions.

Morgan was a revelation in the Scottish Championship last term, helping the Saints - then under Sunderland's Ross - to Premiership promotion by scoring 14 times from the wing.

But top-flight football in Scotland looked a bridge too far under Brendan Rodgers during the first part of the season, though a confidence-boosting stint at the Stadium of Light can ensure he returns to Lennoxtown a different player.

Lewis Morgan (L) of Celtic FC slips near the byline as Alan Lithgow (R) of Livingston FC chases him down during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Livingston and Celtic at Tony...

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