Scott Brown raves about 'outstanding' Celtic star Stefan Johansen

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Stefan Johansen has been a major contributor to Celtic's success this season.

Celtic captain Scott Brown has told Goal.com that Stefan Johansen has been the club's 'outstanding' performer this season.

Johansen recently won the PFA Scottish Player of the Year award, and from Brown's comments it would appear as though the combative central midfielder considers that accolade to have been richly deserved.

He says that Johansen's application in training makes him a special player and that he is considered to be a very valuable member of the Bhoys' ranks.

"Stefan Johansen has been outstanding this season," he said. "He came halfway through last season and he works hard, is always in the gym and always gives 110 per cent on the pitch so it is good to play alongside him."

Johansen has been integral to Celtic's success this season and he looks to be a player that Ronny Deila can build his side around for many years to come.

The Norwegian international has made a remarkable 57 appearances for Celtic this season, and that is testament to his fitness and consistency.

Most players would have been starting to flag towards the end of such a gruelling campaign, but Johansen has actually grown stronger as the season has progressed - scoring seven times in his last 19 matches.

It shows that his work on the training ground s paying off and Johansen will no doubt be hoping to make a similar impact next term.

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