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Sport: Kyogo gets Celtic love letter from Lubo who raves about 'very special' returning hero

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Lubo Moravcik reckons Kyogo can take Celtic up another level now he's back from injury.

Kyogo is back for Celtic © PA Kyogo is back for Celtic

And the Parkhead hero has tipped the "special" Japanese sensation to kick-start his comeback with a start against Rangers at Hampden.

16-goal Kyogo made his long-awaited return against St Johnstone last week, more than three months on from his cruel injury setback against the same opponents.

He only made a brief cameo off the bench in the thumping 7-0 victory but Celtic fans were delighted to see him back.

Kyogo's return comes just in time for Ange Postecoglou as Greek hitman Giorgos Giakoumakis will miss Sunday's clash with Rangers due to injury.

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It means Kyogo's chances of a Hampden start have been given a major shot in the arm and he'll be hoping to help fire his team towards a potential Treble.

Moravcik knows what it's like to win trophies at Parkhead - he won five of them including a famous Treble of his own in 2001.

And he reckons the current side's chances of winning all three look stronger with their "matchwinner" back in the fray.

He told the Sunday Post : “It was a great sight for Celtic to see Kyogo back playing.

“What an ovation he received from the Celtic fans. They clearly missed him.

“Don’t misunderstand me. The team played very well without him and got to the top of the league – but he is very special.

“Talented players of his ability don’t come around too often.

“He has great skill and vision. He scores and picks a pass. He lights up a football pitch. He is a matchwinner.

“It could well be that he starts at Hampden. Why not? I think he likes playing there."

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