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Lustig hails Celtic team-mate Roberts

Patrick Roberts scores the third goal for Celtic

The 19-year-old is making a big name for himself at Celtic it seems.

Patrick Roberts celebrates after scoring the third goal for Celtic

Mikael Lustig has told The Scottish Sun that his finds his Celtic team-mate Patrick Roberts simply "unbelievable".

The 19-year-old scored the third goal in Celtic's 3-0 Champions League win over Lincoln Red Imps as Brendan Rodgers's side put a demoralising first-leg defeat in Gibraltar behind them to smash the semi-professional side in Glasgow this week

Celtic's Patrick Roberts applauds fans at the end of the match

It was a fine goal from the Manchester City loanee, who is making quite a name for himself in Scottish football after being signed on an 18-month loan by Rodgers's predecessor Ronny Deila in January.

The England Under-19 international enjoyed an excellent end to the 2015-16 season and if his goal versus the Red Imps is anything to go by then the youngster may well have a much bigger impact this time around.

By virtue of the fact he's been at Celtic for four years, Lustig has seen plenty of talent at the club since 2012, but the Sweden defender admits that Roberts is a bit special.

Mikael Lustig celebrates after scoring the first goal for Celtic

“James Forrest and Patrick did really well down the wings and we controlled the game," he told The Scottish Sun. “We created chances and after scoring the first goal, we didn’t look back.

“Patrick is unbelievable — you saw that against Lincoln. Maybe he doesn’t need to beat the guy three times but his goal was unbelievable."

Celtic face Astana in the third and penultimate qualifying round of the Champions League, with the first leg coming in Kazakhstan this Wednesday.

Patrick Roberts celebrates after scoring the third goal for Celtic

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