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‘What a player he is’ – Lennon delighted with in-form Celtic striker Edouard

Neil Lennon has praised Odsonne Edouard, the Celtic forward having continued his fine form with two goals in the club’s 4-0 win at Motherwell on Wednesday night.

The Frenchman maintained his excellent showings in recent weeks with another well taken double at Fir Park, opening the scoring for the champions before taking his tally to 24 goals for the season in all competitions with a brilliant free-kick for Celtic‘s fourth.

The win maintained Celtic’s seven-point advantage over Rangers in the race to secure the Scottish Premiership title, and Lennon was full of praise for Edouard who has been the club’s star turn in their impressive run of form following the winter break, the 22-year-old having netted six goals since the restart of Scottish football.

“What a player he is – his all-round game is so good,” he told BBC Scotland.

“He’s only 22 and he’s just a joy to watch at the moment. I don’t like building players up but it’s very difficult not to when you have a player of that quality playing the way he is.”

Celtic will look to continue their pursuit of a fourth consecutive domestic treble when they travel to face Clyde in the Scottish Cup this weekend.

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