Ljungberg desperate for Celtic debut against Rangers

Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg would love to make his Celtic debut this weekend against Rangers.

Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg would love to make his Celtic debut this weekend against Rangers.

The former Chicago Fire star has been handed fellow Swede Henrik Larsson's iconic No 7 shirt at Parkhead and is now in line for a sensational Old Firm debut.

And he admitted: "I would love to play against Rangers.

"I have never been to the Glasgow derby before, but I played with Johan Mjallby and Henrik Larsson in the national team for a long time and heard all about it.

"I've seen them on TV a lot too."

Ljungberg, whose chances of a start have been bolstered by the absence of suspended skipper Scott Brown, appreciates full well the responsibility of having Larsson's number.

He said: "It is an honour and I will try to live up to it.

"When I was at Arsenal I had Ian Wright's number and he was a legend there.

"I'll try to do the same here with the No 7 shirt - to wear it with pride and do my best."

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