Celtic manager Ronny Deila has highlighted on the club’s official website three similarities between Aidan Nesbitt and Kieran Tierney.
Attacking midfielder Nesbitt is only 18 years of age and is rated as one of the most promising young players in the Celtic academy.
Deila has spoken highly of Nesbitt and has explained how he is similar to Tierney.
“He’s best friends with Kieran Tierney so they have some of the same attitude,” the Norwegian told Celtic’s official website.
“They’re very hungry and have an unbelievable appetite for learning. And they have talent. If they keep on working hard and want to learn and sacrifice everything they can be really good.”
Celtic are having a mixed season at the moment, having failed to qualify for the group stage of the Champions League and then not being able to progress to the knockout rounds of the Europa League.
However, in the Scottish Premiership, Deila’s side are flying high and are set to win the league title yet again.
The Bhoys are at the top of the league table at the moment with 42 points from 17 matches. Celtic are four points clear of second-place Aberdeen and have a game in hand.