Hutton Hails Celtic’s “Superb” Defender

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Former Rangers player Alan Hutton has nothing but praise for Celtic’s towering defender Christopher Jullien as Hutton brands him as “superb”.

The Frenchman joined the club from Toulouse in a £7million move last summer, becoming the Hoops’ second most expensive signing ever.

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – FEBRUARY 20: Christopher Jullien of Celtic FC and Dame N’Doye of FC Copenhagen compete for the ball during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg match between FC Copenhagen and Celtic FC at Telia Parken on February 20, 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images)

Hutton has also said that Jullien has had a massive impact on the Celtic squad.

He is a big man mountain. He has been superb for them. Not only defending, but he has also chipped in with goals as well. I do not know him but he looks like a leader.

They have got a solid base to build from. It is helping them progress at the moment because it gives them the ability to attack teams and score loads of goals.

For a defender to have 7 goals is phenomenal and some of Jullien’s goals have been so important for the club that they have set the tone for the season.