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Celtic fans react on Twitter to Michael Johnston's pre-season display

Brendan Rodgers, manager of Celtic looks on ahead of the Scottish Cup Final between Motherwell and Celtic at Hampden Park on May 19, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Brendan Rodgers' Celtic side ran out 2-1 winners over BW Linz earlier today.

Michael Johnston of Celtic reacts during the Scottish Premier League match between Dundee and Celtic at  Dens Park on December 26, 2017 in Dundee, Scotland.

Celtic fans have raved about the performance of Michael Johnston in their friendly against BW Linz today.

Johnston was given a chance to start for Brendan Rodgers’ first-team in Austria, as Celtic continued their pre-season programme today.

Michael Johnston of Celtic controls the ball during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Kilmarnock at Celtic Park Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic impressed with their performance in the contest, as they secured the victory.

And Johnston’s showing did nothing to harm his chances of featuring more regularly in Celtic’s first-team.

The youngster dazzled with his performance, and managed to get on the scoresheet during the contest.

Celtic’s other goal was through Scott Sinclair, but it was Johnston’s showing which really had Bhoys fans talking.

Johnston made just three league appearances for Celtic last term, and he claimed one assist.

The youngster is regarded as one of the Bhoys’ brightest prospects, and Patrick Roberts’ departure from Parkhead could elevate him up the pecking order in Rodgers’ side.

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