With Celtic already qualified for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League, the resources available for the club are at an all-time high, giving Brendan Rodgers room for manoeuvre in the transfer market.
This sumer could well be one of hell of change for the first team squad, with Patrick Roberts leaving to go back to Manchester City and other important players like Moussa Dembele and Stuart Armstrong’s future also in air.
Roberts had a difficult second full season at Celtic after picking up a serious hamstring injury, but his absence still needs to be replaced in the first team squad, with only James Forrest the real in-form winger at the club right now.
Football News courtesy of Football Weeks have highlighted three options that Brendan Rodgers should consider to help fill the Roberts left including former Arsenal youngster Chris Willock.
With 11 goals and four assists to his name for Championship side Brentford this season, the 22-year-old Ollie Watkins has emerged as one of the England’s 2nd division better wide players, helping his side to a 9th placed finish this season. Watkins will slot into Celtic’s current team and would be the club’s ideal signing replacement to Patrick Roberts.
Having been linked with the Scottish champions way back when Manchester City’s Patrick Roberts was set to leave the Hoops initially last year, Chris Willock eventually joined Benfica on a free transfer from Arsenal on the expiration of his contract. Willock is rising star and with Rodgers’ interest in working and bringing the best out of youngsters, Willock will definitely made the headlines in the Hoops whit and gree shirt.
Harry Wilson is a Liverpool prospect that, despite failing to make an impact in the Anfield’s first-team fold at 21 years of age, Wilson made his name for a successful half-season on loan with Hull City in the Championship this season helping the Tigers to 18th place finish this season.