BBC Sport Scotland pundit Tam McManus has been raving about Celtic captain Scott Brown after the veteran midfielder’s performance against Zenit St. Petersburg in the Europa League on Thursday night.
Brown dictated the tempo of the game against the Russians as Brendan Rodgers’ side recorded a 1-0 win courtesy of Callum McGregor’s brilliant second-half strike.
The Scotland and Celtic captain was also fantastic at closing down Zenit attacks before they became anything threatening as they dominated Roberto Mancini’s side for long spells.
McManus gave an instant three-word verdict on his personal Twitter account as soon as the game ended on Thursday saying that Brown was: “Immense again. Standard.”
The 32-year-old senior player has made 41 appearances for the Scottish champions as they look to win an unprecedented back-to-back domestic treble – as well as compete in the Europa League.
Brown has been playing some of the best football of his career under Rodgers since the Northern Irishman’s arrival at Celtic in 2016 and continues to impress for the Hoops.
Brown has lifted seven Scottish titles, four Scottish League Cups and three Scottish Cups in addition to also lifting the League Cup with Hibs before moving across the M8 in 2007 for £4.5million.
The veteran midfielder has also won 55 caps for Scotland and captained the national side in 18 of those appearances.
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