Celtic’s Jonathan Afolabi, who has spent the weeks before the football lockdown on loan at Dunfermline, took to his Instagram account on Tuesday night to answer some questions from supporters.

One intriguing question he was asked was about who the most skilful players at Celtic Park are. The striker’s answer was certainly worth talking about, as he named the duo of Karamoko Dembele, and Mikey Johnston.

Jonathan Afolabi Instagram

The selection of Dembele is certainly interesting. It points to how talented the player is, that Afolabi, who could have picked any player at the club, named the Hoops starlet, who is still only 17.


Will be well-aware of player’s talent

Of course, Afolabi will have played with the player in Celtic’s Academy/reserve sides. He will be well-aware of just how talented Dembele is.

Celtic youngster Karamoko Dembele

Celtic youngster Karamoko Dembele / (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

It seems only a matter of time before Dembele gets a run in the Hoops first-team. Although the current uncertainty over world football may have put a stop to that plan for the time being.

Was excellent at start of season

The other selection, Mikey Johnston, is also interesting. It should not be forgotten just how well the winger played for Celtic at the start of the season, before injuries interrupted his progress.

Celtic attacker Mikey Johnston

Celtic attacker Mikey Johnston / (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

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Johnston is still currently injured. However, he may have recovered by the time Celtic get the nod to play football again. That would be a bonus for both the player and the club.

Hopefully when he returns to the side, he can recapture his form from the start of the season, which had seen the player become a first-team regular under Neil Lennon.


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