Former Celtic defender Mark Wilson has admitted he was wrong about Paulo Bernardo.

The Benfica loanee has burst onto the scene recently with goals against Dundee and Rangers.

He was also voted the broadcaster's player of the match during Brendan Rodgers' side's 3-0 victory over St Mirren.

And Wilson has been impressed with the midfielder in recent games.

Speaking on Open Goal, he said: "I wasn’t having him. He played in big games but I just didn’t see him do anything.

“He would run about, hardly get involved or hardly get a touch of the ball. He wouldn’t tackle and you’d see him almost get close to somebody, it almost looked like he was running on treacle.

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“But the game at Dens Park, he looked like a player. He gets his goal, maybe a wee bit fortuitous. But after that he’s been great, he’s been brilliant.

“The second one (assist) for Greg Taylor (against St Mirren) was incredible. Rodgers must have not been sure of him as well because he had the opportunity to play him in games.

"He had Turnbull in there, he would play Iwata in there and play McGregor up and then he’d play Bernardo. So it was kind of a revolving door between the three of them.

“But the unfortunate thing for Bernardo now his that Hatate is back fit. After the break, if Hatate is still at the club, he has got to go back in.

“Bernardo will come out so he’s unfortunate that the break has came at the wrong time for him.”