Celtic fans losing it with £40k-a-wk ace, ‘I’m in tears’ (Rodgers, ‘you owe him’)

Celtic have fans have taken to Twitter to share delight about Charly Musonda after the Belgian came off the bench to help the Scottish champions win 1-0 against Zenit St Petersburg in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Bhoys manager Brendan Rodgers caused a quite a stir when he didn’t include the 21-year-old in his line-up ahead of kick-off with Callum McGregor coming in to start in his place.

Musonda had not been in form for Celtic in his last two outings but wasted no time in having an impact at Parkhead against the Russian side when he played a a major role in McGregor’s winner.

Musonda – who joined the club 18-month loan deal from Chelsea in the January transfer window – played a beautiful ball into the McGregor to earn his first assist in green and white, resulting in the Scotland international smashing home a brilliant winning goal.

Fans completely lost thier minds with Musonda’s impact for the club and waste no time in taking to Twitter to express their delight, with one saying that he’s “tears” over the attacker’s display.

According to Belgian news outlet HLN, the tabloid reported that Musonda is earning £40,000-a-week in his current deal at Stamford Bridge.

Here is a selection of their tweets:

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