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UEFA replace provides Euro 2021 increase to Celtic pair

Celtic duo Leigh Griffiths and David Turnbull have obtained a lift of their hunt for locations in Scotland’s UEFA EURO 2021 squad.

Reported by journalist Anthony Joseph, the UEFA nationwide groups committee have really helpful growing squad capability from 23 to 26 gamers. Celts reminiscent of Ryan Christie, Callum McGregor, Greg Taylor and freshly chosen Jack Hendry all appear certainties for the Euros after acquiring current call-ups [BBC].

Nonetheless, there was substantial discuss in the previous few weeks over the additions of David Turnbull and Leigh Griffiths. Each are two probably helpful gamers for Steve Clarke to have at his disposal. Turnbull has been a star for Celtic ever since his rise to prominence at house to Lille within the Europa League [Sky Sports].

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In the meantime chat surrounding Griffiths’ potential inclusion has formulated because of fellow striker Oli McBurnie being dominated out of the competitors because of harm [Athletic]. Even with out being totally match, Griffiths is one thing of an affect specialist because of his love for large video games. Demonstrating this final week, he notched a dramatic late equaliser within the Hoops 1-1 stalemate at Pittodrie [BBC].

Daivd Turnbull and Leigh Griffiths are in the Celtic team again

David Turnbull and Leigh Griffiths are within the Celtic staff once more / (Picture by Mark Runnacles/Getty Photographs)

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On the very least, you’ll be arduous pushed to seek out many individuals stating Turnbull’s kind wouldn’t advantage worldwide recognition. Arguably the very best participant within the nation in 2020/21, the 21-year-old has registered 9 objectives and 7 assists in 36 video games [Transfermarkt]. Outshining loads of his fellow Hoops teammates, he has been a continuing objective risk in a bleak Celtic season.


Concerned in round 2.7 key passes per recreation [WhoScored], his affect on the broader sphere of the Hoops attacking play is clear.

Then again, former Hibernian man Griffiths has not precisely set the heather alight the previous yr. Struggling nicely documented health points, questions surrounding his reliability have dogged his marketing campaign [Glasgow Live]. 7 objectives in 24 outings have proven restricted excerpts of his high quality [Transfermarkt]. Nonetheless, everyone knows how predatory he may be in entrance of the goal.

The 30-year-old could use Celtic’s final three league fixtures as a launchpad for his EURO 2021 hopes. At all times best with the bit between his tooth, he could save his membership and worldwide prospects but.

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