Date: 27th September 2020 at 9:15pm
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It was developing into one of those awkward situations where the more David Turnbull didn’t play the better he became.

Brief run outs against Ross County and Livingston had given supporters nothing more than a glimpse of the £3m signing whose arrival was overshadowed by the Champions League defeat from Ferencvaros.

After the drama of last summer Turnbull could have become one of the great hard luck stories but after a couple of comeback matches this season Celtic returned to Fir Park to complete a £3m deal that seemed agreeable to all parties.

At half time today Ryan Christie wasn’t able to continue- giving Turnbull the opportunity to get 45 minutes in against the best domestic opponents that Celtic have faced.

He didn’t fluff his lines, confirming most of the predictions and the expectations that he carried on his shoulders onto the pitch.

Instantly he looked at home alongside his illustrious team-mates, virtually all of them serial winners in the Scottish game.

Turnbull didn’t allow the game to fizzle out as a 2-0 win, his pass to Moi Elyounoussi was perfect for goal number three in the 78th minute with the promise of more of the same to come.

Blending the former Motherwell man into the starting XI might be an issue for Neil Lennon to contemplate but like Christie two years ago he might just be too good to leave out.