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Celtic and Southampton fans react to Mohamed Elyounoussi’s debut display

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Celtic and Southampton fans react to Mohamed Elyounoussi’s debut display

A number of Celtic and Southampton fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Mohamed Elyounoussi’s Hoops debut following his loan switch to Parkhead last month.

The 25-year-old was named in Neil Lennon’s starting lineup for the first time having joined the Bhoys too soon before the first Old Firm clash of the season to be involved at Ibrox.

(Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)

And it took just four minutes for the Norway international to make an impact at Hamilton on Saturday. It was his cross that allowed James Forrest to break the deadlock from close range.

That strike proved to be the game’s only goal as Celtic secured their fifth league win in a row at the start of this campaign. Elyounoussi came off with just over 20 minutes remaining.

(Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)

Plenty of Hoops fans suggested on social media that they were delighted with the impact that Elyounoussi made against Accies. And several have suggested that they are excited about how good a signing he is going to prove to be.

Meanwhile, his impact also caught the attention of the Southampton supporters. Saints spent £16 million on the winger last summer (fee reported by BBC Sport), and some have joked that he has already made more of an impact for Celtic than he did at St Mary’s.

With that in mind, here is what some of the Celtic fans made of his debut…

 

And here is what some of the Southampton supporters were saying…

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