The Celtic to be or not to be in Europe is played in this 2021-22 season against the Midtjylland in the preliminary phase of the Champions League. The Scots would secure a place in the Europa League group stage eliminating the Danish team and for this they have already concentrated. The ultimate goal, yes, remains reach the group stage of the Champions League after several campaigns of absence.
Those now led by Ange Postecoglou They will not be able to count on their last star signing, the Japanese Kyogo Furuhashi. Scorer for Iniesta’s Vissel Kobe and one of Japan’s longest-running footballers, the attacker hopes to get a little closer to what Nakamura did in his day in Glasgow.
He will not be against Midtjylland because set course for Great Britain this Tuesday. After landing in London, a great particularity. The Japanese will live their quarantine in the english capital and will not travel until later to Glasgow. The Greek-Australian coach has already experienced something similar, who leads the team normally after his period of mandatory isolation.
In any case, Furuhashi will not play this preliminary phase, but yes it could be available for the next ronda, who will face Celtic if they eliminate Midtjylland with the PSV or the Galatasaray in a bomb knockout of the last phase of access to the Champions League.