Celtic’s season went from bad to worse after they were thrashed by Rangers 4-1 away from home yesterday.
Steven Gerrard’s side picked up an emphatic win, and Hoops fans will be bitterly disappointed with the performance in a derby game.
Goals from Kemar Roofe (2), Alfredo Morelos and Jermain Defoe were enough to secure an impressive derby win for the home side.
The visitors were quite poor across the pitch, but Callum McGregor’s performance has attracted the most criticism following the game.
The 27-year-old has been abysmal against Rangers this year, and this is not the first time he has disappointed in the Old Firm derby.
McGregor failed to come to grips with the intensity of the game and was punished for his rash tackling.
He was sent off on the 26th minute after two poor challenges, and Celtic struggled to cope with Rangers’ quality after that.
There have been rumours that McGregor could be handed the club captaincy next season when Scott Brown moves on, but the player will have to improve immensely if he wants to lead the Hoops.
Some Celtic fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on his performance – here is what they had to say.
Callum McGregor in derbies this year:
— Keir (@FenianGambino) May 2, 2021
Will be a complete travesty if Callum McGregor gets given that captains armband next season. An absolute passenger all season
— Megan (@heyitsmegx) May 2, 2021
Callum Mcgregor as captain next year if so that will be a good laugh 😳
— Cara Roberts. (@CaraRoberts67) May 2, 2021
Eddie Howe's first task in charge of Celtic should be to find Callum McGregor, because the version that's currently playing is a complete shadow of his former self.
— McGinlay 🎙 (@TheRyanMcGinlay) May 3, 2021
Callum McGregor has been one of worst players this season and hes been excused by everyone and ive no clue why
— Aidn (@aidnmc) May 2, 2021