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The best kid I’ve ever seen- Lennon’s glowing praise

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After less than a dozen appearances has admitted that he has never seen a better kid than Jeremie Frimpong.

The defender turned 19 during the week and turned in a mature driving performance way beyond his years as Celtic beat Hibs 2-0 to regain top spot in the Premiership.

Lennon switched to a 3-5-2 formation which gave Frimpong licence to bomb forward down the right-hand side with given a similar role on the other flank.

I’ve never seen a better kid than him. The quality of his play, the pace of his play, the end product, he even scores today. His fitness levels are incredible, I think that the fans have really taken to him.

The former kid switched from provider to goalscorer six minutes before half-time when he opened the scoring from an assist.

Last Sunday at Hampden Frimpong was Celtic’s best outfield player as the hoops won the League Cup giving the new bhoy a winner’s medal before he had made 10 appearances.

On Wednesday Celtic travel east to face Hearts knowing that a win will put them five points clear for at least 48 hours before an intensive seven days period is completed by hosting Aberdeen on Saturday.

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