With the Scottish Premiership title virtually wrapped up, it would not be a bad idea for Neil Lennon to use some of Celtic’s fringe men and get a look at how well they can play in the first-team.
However, it appears one individual’s season, who could have benefited from a chance in the team, has come to a premature end and will not be able to build on his rare appearance.
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According to a report by The Scottish Sun, Vakoun Issouf Bayo is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a ruptured hamstring.
Having arrived from Dunajska Streda in January, it is believed the Ivorian will now be unavailable until mid-June.
The injury blow to Bayo will have just been the latest in a line of frustrations for the player since joining Celtic in January.
The 22-year-old has had to wait patiently for his chance at Parkhead and has only been able to make just one substitute appearance for the club.
Lennon obviously has not quite fancied the Ivorian since replacing Brendan Rodgers at the helm, and Bayo has admitted that the former manager’s departure had ‘mixed his plans’.
However, he will now have to look ahead to pre-season and look to put in a strong showing as he will have to impress whoever the manager is at the time and to be handed an opportunity as to why Celtic decided to bring him into the club in January.
Celtic fans, how frustrated are you for Bayo and how his season has gone? Do you think he will get a chance to prove himself next season? Join in with the discussion below by sharing your thoughts with us.
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