Neil Lennon: Celtic's Jeremie Frimpong 'is one of best kids I've seen'


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Frimpong ‘one among greatest youth I’ve viewed’ – Celtic boss Lennon

Jeremie Frimpong became once hailed as “one among the correct youth I’ve ever viewed” by Neil Lennon after his facet’s Scottish Premiership fetch over Hibernian.

The total-serve, 19, netted the opener in a happy 2-0 victory to serve sustain Celtic two strategies positive on the high.

Frimpong has performed 10 games for Celtic since signing from Manchester City in September on a four-Three hundred and sixty five days deal.

“I don’t want to wide him up too grand however everyone seems to be to be seeing it with their very non-public eyes,” manager Lennon said.

“His stage of efficiency is prominent. He has plug, vitality, discontinue product and he gets a blueprint on the present time as effectively. So he’s been honest steady-looking since he got here within the door.”

Celtic’s fetch over Hibs – their eighth in a row within the league – featured hundreds of key avid gamers that had been rested for the membership’s final Europa League neighborhood stage game in opposition to Cluj on Thursday.

On the opposite hand, the Scottish champions had to contend without in-manufacture midfielder Ryan Christie as effectively as Jonny Hayes and Mohamed Elyounoussi.

Lennon does now not query the latter two to discontinuance forward of Wednesday’s league game with Hearts, however the Celtic manager does hope to luxuriate in Christie serve.

“We’re hoping Ryan will most definitely be available,” he said. “We’ll address Jonny [Hayes]. He’s easy a chunk sore in his shoulder.

“Mohamed [Elyounoussi] might possibly well no longer be available and the likes of [Odsonne] Edouard, Bolingoli and Bitton obtained but some other hour or extra in their legs.

“So it might possibly possibly seemingly seemingly be main that they obtained match engaging and match health. That would also easy journey effectively for us for the following four games.”

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