NEIL LENNON was asked a very silly question on Friday before the Livingston game about Leigh Griffiths potentially going out on-loan in January to get game time but the Irishman moved quickly to dismiss it.
The Celtic manager gave a pretty detailed up-to-date state of play when it came to his striker. Leigh came back into the squad in June after being out since last November with off the field issues. He got fit and among the goals but after a brief period back in the side he fell away and frustratingly suffered an injury, then a virus.
“Leigh won’t go on loan in January. He’s too good a player. He just needs more time to get up to speed.” Lennon told RecordSport.
“Leigh isn’t fit just now. He’s had a thigh strain and is starting back training. He had a virus that kept him out of the squad for Hibs and isn’t fit enough at the minute to figure.
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