"12m is a steal"; Celtic supporters react to Jeremie Frimpong and his European assist

By Euan Davidson

February 19, 2021

Celtic supporters have reacted to Jeremie Frimpong and his display for new club Bayer Leverkusen.

Last night, we told you about Frimpong’s part in a dramatic 4-3 loss. It was a result that puts pressure on Peter Bosz’s side. Also, with Frimpong showing his attacking talents, but defensive weaknesses, it was a bit like watching his Celtic career in a nutshell.

Still, there are plenty who feel we’ve missed out on a really exciting talent. When Frimpong joined Bayer Leverkusen at the end of last month [FourFourTwo], many felt a bit robbed. While far from the finished article, the ex-Man City player was at the very least exciting to watch.

At only 20, it felt like he could eventually become a fantastic Celtic defender, with some additions to his game. One of those additions is a final ball, but some Celtic supporters are suggesting he always had it in him.

So, despite losing 4-3 to Young Boys at the Wankdorf, Frimpong has seemingly added to his reputation, rather than having it harmed by conceding 4 goals. Football is strange like that.

Former Celtic defender Jeremie Frimpong / (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Celtic supporters react to Jeremie Frimpong assist

Frimpong began the fightback for Leverkusen, with a beautiful floated cross for Patrick Schick. Subsequently, Celtic supporters were wondering if Jeremie Frimpong had that in his game all along.

There were also some who stated that it wasn’t as if Frimpong had never delivered a cross. Here are our pick of the social media reactions.

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