CELTIC striker Odsonne Edouard's fantastic start to the season has been recognised by the Premiership and has been named as August's Player of the Month.

The French forward scored and assisted in Celtic's 7-0 win over St Johnstone on the opening day of the season and was also on the scoresheet at Fir Park, when Celtic ran out 5-2 winners over Motherwell.

Edouard has carried his good form into September, scoring the first of Celtic's two goals in the 2-0 win at Ibrox and playing a curcial role in his team's only goal against Hamilton last weekend.

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The 21-year-old found the net on three occasions during Celtic's European qualfying campaign and scored four goals in two appearances for France's under-21s during the international break.