Former Celtic striker Moussa Dembele has enjoyed a Twitter post from the official club account that reminisced about his penalty against Rangers on this day in 2018.

The Frenchman chipped in a sublime Panenka spot-kick against the Ibrox side during a Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden, one goal of a 4-0 rout.

It was a memorable derby victory, one of many when Dembele was at the club.

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The Frenchman responded to Celtic on Twitter saying: “That was nice wasn’t it Bhoys and Ghirls ?! #DerbyIsCelticDay #ThisIsHowItFeelsToBeCeltic #AnnounceNineInARowNowPls”

Dembele was unbeaten against Rangers during his time in Glasgow, scoring seven goals in nine derby appearances.

He became something of a specialist in the fixture, one of the many reasons that Celtic supporters became so enamoured with him.

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He has, of course, since moved to Lyon in Ligue 1, where he continues to bang in the goals regularly.

The striker even scored a derby penalty for the French club against St. Etienne earlier this season and it was, you guessed it, a panenka!

His confidence in these situations is unquestionable.

You may remember his very first goal for the Hoops came when he netted a crucial last-minute penalty against Astana in Champions League qualifying.

Moussa Dembele celebrates his penalty against Rangers

Moussa Dembele celebrates his penalty against Rangers / (Photo by Alan Rennie/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Whoever is managing Dembele’s Twitter account has also been keeping abreast of the goings-on in the Scottish Premiership today, with the SPFL’s resolution to potentially end the top-flight season passing.

Celtic are now on the verge of nine-in-a-row, something that the former Hoops striker apparently can’t wait for.

He’ll be one of many supporters celebrating that when the Premiership title win is finally confirmed.

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