Neil Lennon hails Leigh Griffiths capture

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says that new signing Leigh Griffiths will develop into an "all-round striker" for the club.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has said that Leigh Griffiths can have a successful future with the club.

The 23-year-old has joined the Scottish Champions from Wolverhampton Wanderers, and Lennon feels that his goalscoring abilities will be a huge boost to the Hoops.

"I've known Leigh Griffiths for a while and he scored 29 goals for a struggling Hibs last season," Lennon told BBC Radio 5 live.

"He then started this season well for Wolves. We've been looking for a scorer in the box and we think he'll just keep getting better, developing into an all-round striker. And strikers, of course, are at a premium."

Griffiths has won four caps with the Scottish national side.

James Henry of Wolves celebrates scoring the first goal with team mate Leigh Griffiths during the Sky Bet League One match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Oldham Athletic at Molineux on October 22, 2013
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