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Celtic & Rangers latest: Matthews says which Bhoys star is impressing in training

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Matthews backs Griffiths

Celtic star Adam Matthews has backed Leigh Griffiths to be a success if he is brought back into the team.

Griffiths has been overlooked by Ronny Deila throughout his Bhoys career so far, but is in line to come into the starting XI soon and Matthews feels he will be a success. 

"He's looking good in training and he's a goalscorer," he said to the Scottish Evening Times.

"When he plays you've got a good chance and nine times out of ten he will put it away. He took his goal really well on Sunday and he was unlucky with the one that hit the post."

Johansen on fans

Celtic midfielder Stefan Johansen has praised the club's supporters who travelled to watch them play Dundee United.

The Bhoys were unable to give the travelling fans what they wanted, as they crashed to a  2-1 defeat, but Johansen still took time to praise their vociferous support. 

"The fans were fantastic at Tannadice and it was a joy to play in front of them, so I'd like to say sorry that we couldn't win," he said to the BBC.

"It's a bit easier at home. It's a big pitch and you have the fans with you. Hopefully we can win."

Brown gives Davies backing

Former Scotland manager Craig Brown thinks that Billy Davies would be an excellent appointment for Rangers.

Davies is the favourite to takeover from Ally McCoist at Ibrox and Brown thinks his past record shows he would do well. 

"Billy Davies is outstanding as a football manager," he said to the Belfast Telegraph

"England has been a hard shift for a lot of managers from Scotland, they have found it difficult but Billy has been successful.

"He has proven himself to be able to manage at the top level."

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