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GAFFER’S ADVICE TO KEY MAN

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RYAN CHRISTIE has been ordered to be more GREEDY by Neil Lennon.

The Celtic boss was delighted with the contribution of the midfield playmaker in the 3-1 Champions League opening qualifying win over FK Sarajevo in Bosnia.

However, the Irishman reckoned the Scotland international should have got on the scoresheet as the Hoops edged closer to the next stage of reaching the lucrative group stages for the third year out of four.

Lennon, speaking to the Evening Times, reflected on the team’s success in their first competitive outing of the new term and said: “We had Ryan Christie finding pockets of space, so I was really pleased with him.

“He’s a great player and I said to him after the game that he should have scored.

“There was one when he tried to flick a pass to Scott Sinclair instead of shooting. At times, he’s probably too unselfish, but he was full of it and played well.”

Christie, who agreed a three-year contract extension last season, scored the only goal of the game in the League Cup triumph over Aberdeen in December, but saw his campaign come to an abrupt end following a multi-facial injury after a mid-air assault from Dons’ Dom Ball on April 14 during the holders’ 3-0 Scottish Cup Final win.

But it looks as though he will once again be a key man for the champions in the crucial months ahead.

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