Former Celtic star Stiliyan Petrov isn’t too involved with the membership’s poor away type and doesn’t consider the followers will likely be calling for supervisor Ange Postecoglou to be sacked simply but.
The Hoops have made a poor begin to the Scottish Premiership season. The Glasgow giants – accustomed to being in the top two – sit sixth, with 9 factors from six video games performed. They’re 4 factors behind metropolis rivals and reigning champions Rangers after dropping three league video games already.
Residence league type has been stable, with three wins from three whereas scoring 15 unanswered targets. However issues away from Celtic Park proceed to canine the aspect.
It’s now seven months because the Bhoys gained a league match on their travels. That was a 2-1 conquer St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park.
They’ve returned pointless from Hearts, Rangers and Livingston this time period. They’re worrying occasions for Postecoglou however Petrov doesn’t really feel it’s time to panic simply but.
“Everyone seems to be speaking in regards to the away type,” he instructed Sky Sports activities. “It’s only a transition interval they should undergo.
“Ange is discovering it very troublesome to get his greatest group out on the pitch, he’s discovering it very troublesome to choose his greatest gamers.
“It should take time. It’s a transition I believe everybody anticipated.”
Postecoglou not beneath stress – but
Postecoglou was a surprise choice to success Neil Lennon as everlasting Celtic supervisor. The Northern Irishman left the membership in February this yr after a second spell on the helm.
John Kennedy took over on a caretaker foundation and numerous names had been linked to the put up. However they opted for the previous Australia boss, who was answerable for the Socceroos for 4 years.
If issues continue to go wrong away from dwelling, then there could also be a change of perspective. However former Aston Villa midfielder Petrov is adamant the supporters will follow the Greek-born Aussie in the mean time.
“I believe followers are fairly happy with what’s happening on the pitch and it’s simply a type of durations they should undergo,” he added.
“The best way the supervisor needs Celtic to play, it’s very troublesome. There’s a whole lot of particulars must be coated.
“He all the time stresses how he loves going ahead and loves scoring targets however they have a whole lot of new gamers on the again and so they want time to gel.
“There’s a whole lot of work that wants doing on the pitch, he is aware of, and he’s speaking about it. He’s fairly calm and he is aware of the method will take time.”