Erik Sviatchenko

Read all the news about Erik Sviatchenko. Erik Sviatchenko was born in Viborg on 4 October 1991 (age 27). Follow @eriksviat on Twitter.

Erik Sviatchenko Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Danish stopper Erik Sviatchenko joined Celtic from FC Midtjylland as Ronny Deila’s first acquisition of the 2016 January transfer window.

The 24-year-old centre-half captained his former side to the Danish Superliga title in 2015 and led them to the knockout stages of the Europa League but joined the Bhoys on a four and a half year deal after a total of 10 years at Midtjylland.

Capable of playing at left-back as well as in the middle of defence, Sviatchenko has appeared for his national side and has one international goal to his name.

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67HailHail · Aug 21

“Call me when they win” Former Celtic man puts Gerrard in his place; wants 10-in-a-row

Former Celtic centre-back Erik Sviatchenko’s response to Steven Gerrard proves he’s a class above the Rangers manager.

67HailHail · Aug 21
Evening Times · Aug 21

Erik Sviatchenko claims Gerrard made ‘you’re not funny anymore’ jibe after Rangers beat Midtjylland

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has opened up on his version of events during a coming together between himself and Steven Gerrard after Rangers knocked FC Midtjylland out the Europa League...

Evening Times · Aug 21

Sviatchenko Sideswipe at Gerrard

FORMER Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko ihas taken a sideswipe at Ibrox boss Steven Gerrard.

The Dugout · Aug 20

Ex-Celtic star sure the club can recover from Champions League blow

Ex-Celtic star, Erik Sviatchenko, is positive Celtic can recover from their blow in the Champions League.

The Dugout · Aug 20
Celts Are Here · Aug 19

Stuart Armstrong Spotted With Celtic Duo in Edinburgh

He may have been gone from Celtic for over a year now but Stuart Armstrong looks like he’s made friends for life at the club.

Celts Are Here · Aug 19

Former Celt Gets Ready for Ibrox Test

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has rated his current club’s chance of Euro progression as 50/50 after the Danish side were drawn against The Rangers.

Daily Record · Aug 5

Erik Sviatchenko admits beating Rangers will be ‘insanely difficult’ in Euro showdown

The ex-Celtic defender believes his side need to keep a clean sheet in the first leg to have chance of going through...

Daily Record · Aug 5
67HailHail · Jul 23

Celtic stars could help dump Ibrox side out of Europe

Some of the current Celtic stars could be used to help knock Rangers out of the Europa League qualifiers.

67HailHail · Jul 23
67HailHail · Jul 23

Former Celtic man still planning to become club hero

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko is targeting heroic status with the Parkhead club when he faces Rangers.

67HailHail · Jul 23
The Celtic Star · Jul 23

‘The two clubs have met before and Progres won overall,’ Midtjylland manager as Sviatchenko says ‘I am extremely pleased’

FORMER Celtic Star Erik Sviatchenko looks like he’ll be going to Ibrox On Europa League qualifying duty as we reported yesterday – see HERE...

The Celtic Star · Jul 23
Daily Record · Jul 23

Erik Sviatchenko makes Celtic prediction as he fires Europa League warning to Rangers

Midtjylland defender reckons his side will be firing on all cylinders if and when the two teams collide in qualifying...

Daily Record · Jul 23
Celts Are Here · Aug 21

Ex-Celt Makes Gerrard Claim After Classless Gesture

ERIK SVIATCHENKO has had his say on Steven Gerrard after the classless manager gestured to him at full time after beating his side in the Europa League qualifiers...

Celts Are Here · Aug 21
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