“Of course, it is always nice to get a goal. It is up to the manager who plays against Molde on Thursday, but I am pleased with my performance. It is a big game now for us in Norway and I am ready to play if I am asked.
“But Leigh has done very well this season. He has been scoring goals, so we just need to wait and see what happens.
“I will get sharper playing games and starting games. That is how I can get better, but it feels good to have got a goal.”
Ronny Deila was satisfied with the player’s display and expects more from the forward who netted 33 goals during his two seasons at Tannadice.
The Parkhead boss said: “I am pleased for him, but there is still more to come. It can be hard for a player to come here from a smaller club because the pressure is so much different.
“He has to have time to get to know how we play and understand the culture of the club. There is a lot of pressure on players here all the time and it can take a little bit of time to adapt to that.
“Nadir has to keep working, keep learning because he can get better. “