Date: 5th February 2020 at 6:40am
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Some Celtic have been split about Neil Lennon’s comments on summer signing and left-back Boli Bolingoli.

Hoops boss Lennon was talking in a press conference recently and he was asked about Bolingoli. He revealed that the left-back will be ‘back in contention’ for the club’s Premiership game against . He also went on to say that another summer signing in Greg Taylor is ‘first in line’ to play against the opponents on Wednesday.

Is Bolingoli better than Taylor?

He surely is

He surely is

Taylor is much better

Taylor is much better

When the Hoops’ Twitter account posted these comments, many Celtic fans discussed Bolingoli’s situation. While some were happy with Lennon’s words, others felt that Bolingoli just isn’t good enough.

Celtic had signed Bolingoli from Austrian club Rapid Vienna in the summer of 2019 for a reported £3m transfer fee. The 24-year-old had signed a four-year deal at the club.

So far this season, the left-back has made 27 appearances in all competitions for the Hoops. 14 of them have come in the Premiership, where the player has got two assists to his name. He has also played four times in the Europa League, recording one assist.

Bolingoli’s last start for the club came in the loss to Rangers at the end of the calendar year. Since then, he hasn’t even been in the squad. Taylor, meanwhile, has started the last two games and also has one assist to his name.

What do we think?

Why Bolingoli, who is valued at £3.15 million (as per Transfermarkt), wasn’t in the squad in the last few weeks is something only Lennon will know. But that period out could hopefully help him stake a claim for a first-team berth a spell out has clearly led to Taylor getting some game time.