Callum McGregor in subtle Rangers jab as Celtic captain swerves cup final jinx to 'make them wait'

Relieved Celtic captain Callum McGregor admits revelling in his unblemished cup final record after seeing off Rangers to round off the campaign.

Adam Idah's goal was enough at Hampden to see McGregor and his teammates lift the Scottish Cup and secure a double for the Premiership champions to round off the campaign - and meaning McGregor still has not lost a cup final during his nine years as a senior player at Celtic. The 30-year-old has revealed that the chat over his record was doing the rounds before facing off against Philippe Clement's men - but that only added to his motivation.

Speaking to the Celtic View about his cup final record following on from the win over Rangers, McGregor said: "I don't want anybody to jinx me, but then people talk about it and you think: Let's make them wait a bit longer. I'm delighted, you can only prepare so much, you get yourself mentally and physically ready, prepare the team, then there's a little bit of luck comes into it as well.

"I'm delighted to keep it going, and the more it grows arms and legs, the better you feel about it. When you come back, you arrive into these big games full of confidence because you've got so much to look back on."

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