It took a while, but Celtic midfielder David Turnbull has made a terrific start to life at the club.

With his blistering performances over December, Turnbull has quickly become a fan favourite at Paradise.

He’s had to overcome the disappointment of an initial transfer being called off. Then, he contracted Covid-19 (Daily Record).

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However, it was announced today that Turnbull has won the Premiership Player of the Month title for December. The 21-year-old has scored 3 goals and set up 2 (WhoScored?). His blistering form contributed to a turnaround of Celtic’s form last month.

Alongside Ismaila Soro, Turnbull has proved a very popular figure in the Green and White. In Lennon’s diamond formation, the Celtic midfield has looked rejuvenated, with both aforementioned youngsters bringing energy to the middle of the park.

Celtic midfielder David Turnbull celebrates against Dundee United

Celtic midfielder David Turnbull celebrates against Dundee United / (Photo by Craig Williamson/SNS Group via Getty Images)

Celtic fans react to Turnbull news

Fans were, as ever, quick to respond to the good news about Celtic midfielder David Turnbull.

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Still, there’s a sense of disappointment that Turnbull couldn’t get going earlier for the Bhoys. There were also shouts for Ivorian star Ismaila Soro to win the SPFL’s monthly honours.



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