PAUL HARTLEY reckons Brendan Rodgers had every right to have a go at the Celtic players after the 5-0 loss against Paris Saint-Germain.
The former Hoops midfielder and Dundee manager thought the Irishman’s rare blast was spot on.
The result was the club’s worst-ever defeat in Europe at Parkhead and their heaviest loss on home soil since Hearts beat them 1895.
Hartley, who played 13 times for the Celts in Europe, said: “He would be angry because when they were in possession of the ball they were poor and they’re a possession-based team.
“Brendan had every right to criticise his players, even in public.
“I don’t think he’s ever done that, just because of the success they’ve had.
”If I’m a Celtic player, I don’t read the press the next day.
“I think the players know they let themselves down and Brendan knows they’re better than they showed.”
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