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John Hartson raves about Celtic star Jonny Hayes

Lyon's midfielder Romain Del Castillo tackles Celtic's midfielder Jonny Hayes(R) during the pre-season friendly football match between Glasgow Celtic and Olympique Lyonnais at Celtic Park...

Celtic star Jonny Hayes is rejuvenated.

John Hartson commentates during the Barclays Premier League match between  Tottenham Hotspur and Hull City at White Hart Lane on May 16, 2015 in London, England.

John Hartson has told the Evening Times he is hugely impressed with Celtic star Jonny Hayes.

Hayes has come back into favour under interim boss Neil Lennon.

 

He has shaken off the injury suffered last season and rediscovered his confidence too.

Hayes played a key role n Celtic's 3-0 Scottish Cup semi-final win over Aberdeen.

Hartson said: "I thought Hayes was great on Sunday. He’s a really good player. When Celtic played against Aberdeen he used to cause us a lot of problems with his drive and his quality.

"He can go both sides, he can drop the shoulder, and he delivers crosses into the box nine times out of 10."

Jonathan Hayes of Celtic vies with Steven Whittaker of Hibernian during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Hibernian at Celtic Park Stadium on September 30, 2017...

Celtic signed Hayes from Aberdeen in 2017.

He never really got going at Celtic, even before his injury, and then was used sparingly since his recovery.

Hayes is flourishing under Lennon and he will be hoping the former Hibs boss lands the job on a permanent basis.

Lyon's midfielder Romain Del Castillo tackles Celtic's midfielder Jonny Hayes(R) during the pre-season friendly football match between Glasgow Celtic and Olympique Lyonnais at Celtic Park...

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