Date: 27th May 2018 at 12:38pm
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Celtic have made football history by winning a second consecutive domestic treble, so it is now time to look back on the players that got them to the top of Scottish football once more.

A lot of players who were most important to the side were players who were already established in the side, the likes of James Forrest had the best season of his career, and Leigh Griffiths and Moussa Dembele chipped in with important goals.

But what of the new arrivals to the side? Brendan Rodgers made signings in both the summer and January transfer windows, and it is fare to say that the results have been a mixed bag so far.

Some have been massive successes, whilst others seem to have been completely forgotten about and look to have no future at the club whatsoever.

Here, Football Insider rates the Hoops signings of 2017-18: are they a ‘hit’ or are they a ‘miss’?

SUMMER TRANSFER WINDOW

Jonny Hayes: A £1million signing from Aberdeen, looked to be establishing himself in the team after a slow start but suffered a broken leg against Dundee on Boxing Day and was ruled out for the rest of the season – MISS

Kundai Benyu: Signed from Ipswich on a free transfer, was rarely seen then was sent on loan to Oldham were he has rarely played – MISS

Olivier Ntcham: The Hoops big money buy from Manchester City has proved to be an excellent signing and his partnership with Scott Brown has been key to a lot of the Bhoys’ success this season – HIT

Patrick Roberts: Returned to the club for another loan spell but injuries curtailed his appearances and he is returning to Manchester City to try and make a go of it in the Premier League – MISS

Odsonne Edouard: Signed in August, he overcame a spell out of the side to score three goals against Rangers, and was such a success that the Hoops seem desperate to make his loan signing from PSG a permanent one. The biggest hit of all. – HIT

WINTER TRANSFER WINDOW

Marvin Compper: Was signed from Leipzig to add experience to the Hoops defence, but has only played one game and seems to have been a colossal waste of time and money – MISS

Lewis Morgan: Signed in January but hasn’t yet played for the Hoops, as he spent the second-half of the season with current club St Mirren and helped them win promotion to the Premiership – HIT (for St Mirren)

Charly Musonda: Signed from Chelsea on an 18-moan loan deal in a blaze of publicity, it didn’t work out for him and he was unable to hold down a first-team place, his loan deal has been cut short and he has returned to London – MISS

Scott Bain: Made his debut in a 3-2 win over Rangers and the former Dundee goalkeeper hasn’t looked back since, and deservedly was given a permanent deal with the Hoops after some excellent performances – HIT

Jack Hendry: Bizarrely enough the £1million signing from Dundee has yet to start on a winning team for the Hoops, he has looked unconvincing in his performances for the Bhoys so far – MISS

In other Celtic news, John Kennedy has hailed the Hoops’ treble winners

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