Rangers have ‘agreed to help’ Celtic’s Champions League opponents Midtjylland
by giving them access to their training facilities.
The Danes arrive in Scotland tomorrow ahead of Tuesday’s crunch second qualifying
round first leg tie at Parkhead.
And, according to the Mail on Sunday, Erik Sviatchenko and Co will stay over in
Glasgow after the match and then train at Rangers’ Auchenhowie complex on
The arrangement is said to be a legacy of the bond formed between the clubs after
the Ibrox side and Midtjylland faced off in the Europa League qualifiers two years
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Last season’s Superliga runners-up arrive in Glasgow on something of a downer
having opened their league campaign with a surprise defeat to Odense on Friday
But Celtic also go into the tie on the back of a friendly loss to Preston last night.
Meanwhile, Sunderland are lining up a shock move for controversial striker Leigh
The Black Cats are exploring a loan move for the Hoops ace — who will find out where
he stands in coach Ange Postecoglou’s plans shortly.
Sunderland gaffer Lee Johnson is chasing a goalscorer, and lost hitman Charlie Wyke
to Wigan recently.
Griffiths only signed a one-year extension to his deal at Celtic earlier this month.
The 30-year-old has since been cleared by police over claims he sent inappropriate messages to two schoolgirls.
He was sent home from the Parkhead club’s training camp in Wales earlier this
month as cops and the club launched separate investigations.
And speaking this week, Postecoglou admitted he hadn’t given Griffiths a second
thought in the time since.
He said: “You know how much time I have spent thinking about that? You’ve asked
me and I’ve just thought about it.
“We’ll let it run its course and once it’s done and we get back up to Scotland then
we’ll deal with it then. I’ve not spoken to him.”