"I'm honoured" - Celtic's Saidy Janko reacts after winning award against Dundee

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Saidy Janko has made a bright start to his Celtic career.

Celtic defender Saidy Janko has told the club's official Twitter account that he is honoured to have been named man of the match against Dundee.

Janko, 19, signed for Celtic from Manchester United over the summer, with the Swiss teenager arriving to replace Adam Matthews, who joined Sunderland just two days later.

Primarily seen as a second choice behind Mikael Lustig, Janko has been handed starts by manager Ronny Deila, and he certainly impressed against Dundee United in August, with his driving runs forward catching the eye.

On Sunday, Janko again started for the Bhoys, this time in a 6-0 win over Dundee at Celtic Park - and he again impressed, winning the Man of the Match award for his performance.

Now, ahead of tomorrow night's Scottish League Cup game against Raith Rovers, Janko has reflected on winning the award - and admitted that he's honoured to have been chosen, given that a number of players performed well in the thumping victory.

Janko has bags of potential, and his combination of pace and dribbling ability make him a real threat when he has the license to go forward an attack.

Defensively, there is still much to work on for Janko, but at just 19, he has plenty of time to do it - and he must be delighted to have made such a promising start to his Celtic career.

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