Scott Brown comments on Celtic teammate Nir Bitton's performance

Celtic's Israeli midfielder Nir Bitton (C

Celtic captain praises Nir Bitton.

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 captain Scott Brown has praised the performances of midfielder Nir Bitton.

Bitton has been a regular under interim manager Neil Lennon and featured this weekend against Aberdeen.


Celtic were only able to manage a 0-0 draw.


Despite the disappointing result, Brown felt it was right to pick out his teammate for praise based on the last few weeks.

He told Celtic's official website: "Nir Bitton has come back it and he’s been fantastic.

"It’s been difficult for him, being out for 10 or 11 months, and he’s played a few games in a row so I’m sure he’ll be feeling it over the next couple of days."

Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian striker Neymar fights for the ball with Celtic's Israeli midfielder Nir Bitton(R) during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match between Paris...

The Israeli international told BBC Sport at the weekend he feared for his career during his extended injury lay-off.

Brown also praised young teammate Ewan Henderson, who is just 18 years old.

He said: "Ewan Henderson has been great when he’s played as well."

Celtic have not lost any ground at the top of the table despite the draw, because Rangers could only draw with Hibernian the previous evening.

May 28th 2017, Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland;  Celtic FC Charity Foundation Match; Henriks Heroes versus Lubos Legends; Celtic Park General View

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