Mikael Lustig

Read all the news about Mikael Lustig of Celtic FC. Position: Defender. Mikael Lustig was born in Umea, Sweden on 13 December 1986 (age 31).

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On 23 November 2011, Celtic announced that they had signed Lustig on a pre-contract. He officially joined the club on 1 January 2012. He made his debut for Celtic on 3 March, in a 1–1 draw with Aberdeen. He scored his first goal for the Hoops in a 2–2 home draw against Hibernian on 1 September 2012. He was also initially credited with Celtic’s second goal that day, although it was later given as an own goal. On 17 July 2013, Lustig opened the scoring in Celtic’s 3–0 away victory in the second round of qualifying against Cliftonville in the Champions League.

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Indy Celts · 55m

88% of Celts want Gamboa over Mika at RB

Cristian Gamboa’s man of the match performance has gone down very well with Celtic fans with a whopping 88% of the 1.4k respondents to our Facebook poll preferring him at Right Back over Mikael Lustig...

Indy Celts · 55m
FootballFanCast · Aug 18

Opinion: Celtic must sign 2016 Premier League winning right-back who wipes the floor with Lustig

Celtic right-back Mikael Lustig produced a disappointing display as the Bhoys crashed out of the Champions League this week, and Brendan Rodgers must move to bring out-of-favour Leicester City man Danny Simpson to Celtic Park...

FootballFanCast · Aug 18

‘Hard to Take,’ Admits Lustig

MIKAEL LUSTIG has admitted Celtic’s Champions League exit had been “tough to take”.

FootballFanCast · Aug 16

‘Better than Lustig’ . These Celtic fans demand Brendan Rodgers act after CL exit

Mikael Lustig struggled as Celtic exited the Champions League with a 2-1 defeat to AEK Athens on Tuesday night, and Bhoys fans have called on Brendan Rodgers to start Cristian Gamboa at right-back instead...

FootballFanCast · Aug 16
Inside Futbol · Aug 14

Celtic Have Needed Decent Right Back For Two Seasons – Former Scottish Top Flight Star

Tam McManus has blasted Celtic for not replacing Mikael Lustig, after the Bhoys went out of the Champions League...

Inside Futbol · Aug 14

Observations of Celtic 1-1 AEK Athens

We’re still good enough to go through. Let’s not lose the plot, last night was not a disastrous result.

Observations of Celtic 1-1 AEK Athens

We’re still good enough to go through. Let’s not lose the plot, last night was not a disastrous result.

STV Sport · Aug 8

Rodgers sticks with Ajer and Hendry pairing for Athens tie

Mikael Lustig and Tom Rogic return to Celtic’s starting line-up after the World Cup...

STV Sport · Aug 8

Rodgers Explains Game Plan

BRENDAN RODGERS will rotate his Celtic first team squad to make sure his players are up for the rigours of the crucial months ahead.

Daily Record · Aug 6

Brendan Rodgers details how he will get the best out of his Celtic squad this season

Mikael Lustig and Tom Rogic started for the first time after returning from World Cup duty in the 3-1 win over Livingston...

Daily Record · Aug 6
Evening Times · Aug 6

Mikael Lustig urges Celtic to get the hard work done in the first leg against AEK Athens

Celtic defender Mikael Lustig has called upon Brendan Rodgers’ side to do the hard work on Wednesday night when the Parkhead side will host AEK Athens in the UEFA Champions League first-leg, third round qualifier...

Evening Times · Aug 6

Rodgers’ Hopes for World Cup Trio

BRENDAN RODGERS has indicated World Cup trio Dedryck Boyata, Mikael Lustig and Tom Rogic could all play key roles for Celtic in the Champions League qualifiers against AEK Athens...

Relief As Rodgers Delivers Major Injury Update

BRENDAN RODGERS has confirmed Celtic will not have to do without Kieran Tierney for the weekend or AEK Athens next week after the player went off in Norway.

VideoCelts · Aug 2

Rodgers gives Tierney injury update

The defender went down suddenly in the 81st minute of last night’s 0-0 draw away to Rosenborg, after treatment and a brief return to action he was replaced by Mikael Lustig as Celtic saw off some frantic attempts in the closing minutes...

VideoCelts · Aug 2

We’re back, and so are Celtic tomorrow!

Rosenborg, beat it. Fresh from no broadband and a house move, TJDS is back and we’re supremely confident that tomorrow’s tie with Rosenborg will not be anywhere near as tricky as last season’s fixture against them.

The Celtic Star · Jul 29

“We need to be careful – but we always score,” Gamboa

CRISTIAN GAMBOA had a fine World Cup, like his three Celtic colleagues, and with Mikael Lustig just back from his two week break after Sweden’s exit from the tournament in Russia, the Costa Rican was brought back into the first team fold on Wednesday evening in Celtic’s 3-1 win over his former club Rosenborg...

The Celtic Star · Jul 29

Gamboa: Back to the Future

Cristian Gamboa’s excellent display against Partick Thistle yesterday has given Brendan Rodgers a problem before Thursday’s Europa League first leg play-off against Suduva in Lithuania...

VideoCelts · Aug 11

New Boyata blow

Jack Hendry and Jozo Simunovic are the only central defenders currently fit for Tuesday’s match although Mikael Lustig or Kieran Tierney could be drafted in to form a three man defence...

VideoCelts · Aug 11

Team news update

BRENDAN RODGERS will make four changes to the side that drew in Norway on Wednesday evening.

VideoCelts · Aug 2

Shock as Rodgers prepares big changes for Livi flag day

Fortunately with Mikael Lustig and Tom Rogic available again after their World Cup exertions Rodgers has tried and tested players needing match time...

VideoCelts · Aug 2
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