Kris Commons compares Celtic's current situation to Nottingham Forest in 2008

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Celtic midfielder Kris Commons believes their current situation is similar to one he experienced as a Nottingham Forest player.

Celtic playmaker Kris Commons has told the club's official Twitter account that he's glad the title race is in their hands after past experiences with Nottingham Forest.

Commons, 31, has enjoyed another productive season for Celtic, scoring 12 goals under Ronny Deila to take his tally for the club to 78 in just 190 games since joining from Derby County in 2011.

Commons has played his part as Celtic close in on the Scottish Premiership title, with Deila's men knowing that a win over Dundee on Friday night could see them crowned champions, if Aberdeen lose to Dundee United this weekend.

It's a relief to Commons that the situation is in Celtic's hands essentially, but he knows that a favour from another team could help them - just as it did for Commons in 2008.

Commons spent four years as a Forest player, scoring 38 goals and scoring the second goal on the final day of the 2007/08 season as Forest beat Yeovil Town.

The result, coupled with Doncaster's defeat against Cheltenham Town, promoted Forest back to the Championship, before Commons walked out of the City Ground to join fierce rivals Derby County.

It could be familiar feeling for Commons this weekend, as a win for Dundee United could hand Celtic the title - and he told the Celtic official Twitter account that the situation is similar to the one he experienced at Forest.

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