Lennon hails 'world class' Samaras

Samaras tucks away his hat-trick goal. Credit: PA

Neil Lennon claimed Georgios Samaras put in a world-class performance with a hat-trick in Celtic's 5-2 Scottish Premiership win over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.

Afterwards, the Celtic boss said: "I thought he was world-class today.

"You can talk about the standard of SPFL football or this and that but when you see a player play as well as that, no matter the standard, you can tell that he is a top-class player.

"I thought he was brilliant. Everything about his game was of the highest quality.

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