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Celtic fans react to Scott Brown's performance

Scott Brown of Celtic celebrates victory after the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on September 23, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Scott Brown impressed for Celtic on Saturday - and fans are loving him at the moment.

Celtic Captain Scott Brown receives applause from the Celtic fans as he walks from the pitch after being substituted late in the second half during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match...

Celtic thumped second-in-the-table Aberdeen to establish an eight-point cushion over the Dons at the top of the Scottish Premiership on Saturday.

Brendan Rodgers's side ran out 3-0 winners to further eliminate the prospect that their demoralising 4-0 defeat at Hearts seven days ago, which ended a 69-match unbeaten run, would slightly derail their domestic campaign.

Mikael Lustig opened the scoring on 40 minutes, before Jonny Hayes, who left Aberdeen in a £1.3 million summer move, added a second for what was his first goal for Celtic.

Scott Brown of Celtic celebrates victroy after the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on September 23, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

And Olivier Ntcham put the result beyond doubt in the 75th minute to ensure that Rodgers's troops will boast a healthy advantage at the top during Christmas.

The likes of Ntcham and Hayes will get the headlines, but captain Scott Brown played a huge role in the win and Celtic fans have been raving about his display on Twitter.

Craig Gordon of Celtic and Scott Brown of Celtic celebrate victory after the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on September 23, 2017 in...

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