Leigh Griffiths 'reminded of his responsibilities' after breaking Scottish coronavirus guidelines

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Celtic's Leigh Griffiths during a pre-season friendly against Hibernian
Image: Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths broke the Scottish government's guidelines on coronavirus

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has been reminded of his responsibilities after hosting a birthday party for his girlfriend.

Pictures emerged on social media of the gathering, which showed friends in breach of the Scottish Government's coronavirus guidelines.

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Celtic boss Neil Lennon tells Sky Sports News the club are in talks to sign free agent striker Steven Fletcher after he left Sheffield Wednesday.

Hoops boss Neil Lennon told reporters on Friday that the whole squad have been reminded of their responsibilities after two Aberdeen players tested positive for coronavirus. A group of eight Dons players broke the rules by visiting a city centre venue together.

That forced the postponement of Saturday's match with St Johnstone, which has now been rearranged for August 20.

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"Celtic takes its response to Covid-19 very seriously," said a club spokesperson. "Clearly, the club cannot comment on enquiries of this nature.

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"Safety will always be our priority. To date, we are pleased to be able to report no positive tests."

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