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Chris Sutton reacts on Twitter as Celtic re-sign Patrick Roberts

Patrick Roberts of Celtic celebrates after he scores his team's fourth goal  during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Hearts and Celtic at Tynecastle Stadium on April 2, 2017 in...

Chris Sutton reacts on Twitter as Celtic re-sign Patrick Roberts.

Patrick Roberts of Celtic celebrates after he scores his team's fourth goal  during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Hearts and Celtic at Tynecastle Stadium on April 2, 2017 in...

Celtic have re-signed Patrick Roberts from Manchester City.

The 20-year-old winger has joined Celtic on a season-long loan, having impressed for the Hoops on a previous 18-month spell from the Premier League giants.

Moussa Dembele of Celtic celebrate at the final Whistle with team mate Patrick Roberts during the Scottish Premiership match between Rangers FC and Celtic FC at Ibrox Stadium on December...

Roberts scored nine times and set up 10 goals in 20 Premiership starts last season, while also impressing in their Champions League campaign.

You will do well to find any Celtic fan who isn't delighted at his return - and that includes Chris Sutton, who took to Twitter to celebrate the news.

Moussa Dembele of Celtic celebrate at the final Whistle with teams mate Patrick Roberts and Jozo Simunovic during the Scottish Premiership match between Rangers FC and Celtic FC at Ibrox...

Sutton had previously claimed that he had it on "good authority" that the Man City talent was set to re-sign, though that was over a week ago but it seems like the former Hoops man was correct.

Brendan Rodgers's side, who won a domestic treble last season, probably don't need Roberts domestically, given their superiority, but his return will certainly boost their hopes of enjoying a better Champions League campaign compared to last time around.

Jonny Hayes and Olivier Ntcham are good players - especially the latter - but Roberts has six big European games under his belt and he might be the Hoops' most important signing of the summer if they want to make progress in Europe's elite competition.

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