Some Celtic supporters have been reacting to the very real possibility of Mikael Lustig leaving the club. The 32-year-old is expected to end a seven-and-a-half year stay in Glasgow this summer after he spoke about a tough recent period.

Lustig told Sportbladet: “The last few weeks have been tough. Not on the field, but off the pitch.

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“I am proud of how I have handled the situation and those closest to me, the players and the leaders at Celtic know what has happened.”

Lustig’s cryptic message was followed by a social media post from his wife Josefin. She posted a photo of herself and the Swedish international on Instagram alongside the caption: “Wherever you go I will follow”.

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Wherever you go I will follow ♥️ @mikaellustig

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The 16 time trophy winner’s days at the club do seem to be numbered, and that’s brought out a mixed reaction from sections of the support.

What are the fans saying?

Some think it was the right time for the full-back to depart.

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The Swede is likely to be a big loss in the dressing room.


Some didn’t take the news well at all.

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Lustig’s departure hasn’t been confirmed but it could be in the next few days. If he does move on then he’ll leave after a period of unprecedented success for the club. He’s been a big part of Celtic for the past seven seasons, and deserves all the plaudits he gets.

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