Chris Sutton reacts to Mikael Lustig’s reported Celtic exit

Scott Brown and Mikael Lustig of Celtic lift the league championship trophy in celebration after the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Hearts at Celtic Park on May 19,...

Mikael Lustig is reportedly leaving Celtic.

Mikael Lustig of Celtic picks up an injury during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Chris Sutton has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to Mikael Lustig’s reported exit from Celtic.

According to The Daily Record, Lustig is leaving Celtic and will join Belgian club KAA Gent.

It has been reported that the Hoops have not offered the Sweden international right-back an extension to his contract.

 

The report has claimed that the defender will join KAA Gent after undergoing a medical today.

Former Celtic striker Sutton, who now works as a pundit for BBC Sport and BT Sport, has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to Lustig’s impending exit from the Hoops.

Mikael Lustig of Celtic celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Aberdeen and Celtic at Pittodrie Stadium on May 04, 2019 in Aberdeen,...

Celtic departure

Lustig is a very good defender and has been a huge success at Celtic, having won the league title eight times, and the Scottish Cup and the Scottish League Cup four times each.

The Sweden international has been superb for the Hoops over the years, but time has come to part company, and Celtic will need to find a suitable replacement for him in the summer transfer window.

Fabian Ruiz of Spain and Mikael Lustig of Sweden battle for the ball during the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier match between Spain and Sweden at Bernabeu on June 10, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

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