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Celtic v Leicester City - Which Club Is Bigger?

Sutton: Rangers And Celtic Would Challenge In The Premier League
Sutton: Rangers And Celtic Would Challenge In The Premier League

The decision of Brendan Rodgers to jump ship as Celtic manager in order to become Leicester City boss has created plenty of discussion over which club is bigger, with Chris Sutton weighing in on Saturday.

Embittered Celtic fans let their feelings be known earlier this week as they unfurled a banner aimed at Rodgers during their team's 2-1 win at Hearts that read, 'You traded immortality for mediocrity. Never a Celt, always a fraud'.

The timing of Rodgers' decision to leave Celtic when they are just a few months short of securing yet another treble has irked the Parkhead faithful, particularly when he is leaving to take over a Leicester City side currently languishing in mid-table following their decision to sack Claude Puel last week.

Rodgers has been installed as an immediate replacement at Leicester, who were Premier League champions just a few years ago of course, and it sparked a spicy debate in the BT Sport studios on Saturday morning.

Former Celtic legend, Chris Sutton, claimed:

Celtic reserves are bigger than Leicester City!

Joleon Lescott wasn't impressed and there was a frank exchange of views as he, Sutton and John Hartson argued.

Lescott asked...

How many players in their prime would go to Celtic or Rangers? Not many.

And Sutton responded by saying:

If Celtic and Rangers were to come to the Premier League, they would challenge eventually because of the size of the clubs

You can see the video from BT Sport in full below.

Where do you stand on the great debate - would Rangers and Celtic be competitive in the Premier League? Are Celtic reserves bigger than Leicester City?

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