Loads of Celtic fans have been reacting to Thursday night’s win over Rosenborg, and they’re heaping praise on loan signing Filip Benkovic.
Everyone under the sun knew where Celtic needed to strengthen in the transfer window, as the Hoops’ defence was an absolute disaster in the Champions League qualifying rounds.
While fans were hoping for some permanent deals, Rodgers and Lawwell eventually settled on Benkovic, who signed on a one-year deal from Leicester City.
The young Croatian is just as inexperienced as the likes of Jack Hendry and Kristoffer Ajer, which was a huge concern, but he looked a class above on Thursday night.
The 21-year-old won an incredible seven aerial duels, while also making four interceptions and four clearances.
He was tidy with the ball as well, completing a simply ridiculous 98 per cent of his passes.
Fans think the management may have pulled a masterstroke with this one, and they’re loving the display vs Rosenborg.
You can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below…
I would give Leicester £13m in a heartbeat.
— Scott68 (@Graham6895) September 21, 2018
Benkovic is looking a solid player MOTM for me 💚🍀
— Amz (@AmzWee) September 20, 2018
A appreciation tweet for Flilip Benkovic.. he is absolutely quality 🔥
— Steo Kelly (@steokelly89) September 20, 2018
Defended really well i thought good in the air and in the tackle is quick and already has a decent understanding with Boyata
— angie campbell (@angie647) September 21, 2018
Mighty impressed. Great technical ability and awareness all over the park.
— Terry Kirkwood (@telbhoy112) September 21, 2018
Benkovic excites me. Bit of a baller.
— Georgina (@Georgina87x) September 20, 2018
Benkovic is quality.
— markocooper (@markocooper) September 20, 2018
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