Forgotten player has saved Brendan Rodgers' Celtic

Hibernian FC v Celtic FC - Cinch Scottish Premiership
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Celtic put in their most convincing performance of the season so far, winning 7-1 against Dundee FC at Parkhead. Interestingly, there were seven different goalscorers on the day too. This was a team display and not one player winning the game on his own. There is one player though, who has had quite the impact on Brendan Rodgers' team lately.

With the situation of Liel Abada up in the air, while Mikey Johnston and Marco Tilio left on loan in the winter, Celtic could have been in trouble on the flanks in the second half of the campaign. Nicolas Kuhn has been brought in but not really impressed so far. He was an unused substitute against Dundee FC.

One player who is proving himself to be a difference maker though is Yang Hyun-jun. The South Korean international seems like a different player since returning from the AFC Asian Cup.

Yang's decision-making seems to have improved quite a bit while he is fearless when it comes to taking a defender on. He made a fantastic impact against Motherwell and put in a Man of the Match display against Dundee FC, even if he might not have got on the scoresheet.

Forgotten player has saved Rodgers' Celtic

Not too long ago, it was looking like Yang needed a spell out on loan. He was rarely getting starts. But now, it feels like he has to be a regular on the wing moving forward.

He is just the type of direct winger Celtic have been missing since Jota left in the summer. Of course, he is not at that level yet, but he has the tools to get there.

Another player who deserves a ton of credit is Tomoki Iwata. He was fantastic against Dundee FC and is another forgotten man who needs to be playing a lot more.