Some Celtic fans react to Scott Sinclair comments on his departure

By John Reid

February 8, 2020

Former Celtic winger Scott Sinclair spoke to the BBC’s Football Focus programme on Saturday regarding his exit from the club in the January window to join Preston North End.

The main takeaway was that Sinclair revealed that he had been training with the Celtic reserves.

“Scoring 60 goals in three seasons and before you know it you’re sometimes training with the reserves, with whichever reason that was. So that was hard to take, but I had to dig in and stay professional, which I did. But it was a very tough time for me in the last stages” Sinclair said, as quoted by the Match of the Day Twitter account.

Sinclair’s comments are certainly very honest, and it was interesting to hear that he had been training with the Celtic reserves.

Preston winger Scott Sinclair (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

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The former treble winner’s comments created reaction amongst some Celtic supporters on social media.

“Top man, top player”

One fan said he was ‘gutted’ with how Sinclair’s time at the club ended. Another described the player as a ‘top  man’.

Here are some of the best reactions from social media to Sinclair’s comments:

Sinclair featured regularly for the Hoops in his first few seasons with the club, but lost his place in the side this season, where he was limited to only seven appearances.

Easy to see why player is fondly remembered

Despite that, it is easy to see why the player is remembered so fondly in the comments on social media.

Former Celtic man Scott Sinclair (Photo by Paul Ursachi/MB Media/Getty Images)

Sinclair was a key part of the Celtic side which won the invincible treble in 2016-17, and was named as Scotland’s player of the year that season.

As part of the squad that helped the Hoops win the ‘treble treble’, he will always be remembered as a Celtic hero, and of the better players who wore the green and white jerseys in the 2010s.