He got a full forty-five minutes on the park on Sunday and that has been enough to convince many that David Turnbull is ready to be a Celtic starter.

The new signing came on for Ryan Christie and was a breath of fresh air – nearly pulling off a sensational long range strike before setting up Moi Elyounoussi for the third with a delicate and intelligent ball through.

Asked by the BBC panel if he was ready to make his mark at Celtic both Shaun Maloney and Michael Stewart were in agreement the last is ready.

There’s a chance David could start against Sarajevo but more likely, the call could come at St Johnstone on Sunday. Neil Lennon ha been rotating his side and if he plays his tried and trusted in Europe, there could be an opening in the SPFL squad.

The midfielder has all the attributes to make an impact if he can get a starting place.


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