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SportMcGregor admits he wants to see new signings at Celtic Park

17:05  27 december  2018
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John McGinn admits it was "hard" not to join boyhood club Celtic

John McGinn admits it was Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn admits it was tough deciding not to join Celtic in the summer. The Scotland international grew up as a Hoops supporter and was strongly tipped to move to his boyhood club. McGinn eventually opted for Villa, however, and he is currently shining for the Championship outfit. Speaking to Sky Sports, the 24-year-old opened up about his decision, admitting it wasn’t easy not moving to Parkhead: “Obviously Celtic made a few offers and it was hard for me [not joining the club]. I was a season ticket holder for 15 years, so I had my heart set on it.” “But then two months along the line it became clear that a deal wasn’t being agreed.” “I just focused on my football and then got the opportunity to go to Aston Villa and I was blown away.” “When their bid got accepted there was only one place I was going.” Celtic’s loss was Villa’s gain and McGinn has become key to their promotion push. Technically gifted and possessing a wand of a left foot, he has scored twice for Dean Smith’s side, including a stunning volley against Sheffield Wednesday in September.

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Callum McGregor has admitted that he would like to see some new arrivals at Celtic Park this January.

The versatile midfielder was speaking to the Evening Times when he revealed that new blood can give a side the spark it needs to push on to bigger and better things.

The 25-year-old is quoted as saying:

“I think you always welcome that as a player.”

“It gives everyone a lift and it gives you that little bit of competition in the squad as well.”

“It is up to the manager what he wants to do and there is obviously a lot that goes on but for us as players it comes down to putting out the best team that we can.”

McGregor admits he wants to see new signings at Celtic Park © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport

The Hoops have been linked with a pair of Timothys, namely Weah and Castagne.

Callum McGregor signs new Celtic contract

Callum McGregor signs new Celtic contract Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor has signed a new long-term contract at the club. Sky Sports News have confirmed that the new deal will see the Scottish midfielder remain at the club until 2023. The new deal follows rumours of a potential move to the Premier League. Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth were said to be admirers of the player, as he continues to impress under Brendan Rodgers this season. Despite interest from the Premier League, Celtic will be keen to keep hold of the player for the foreseeable future. McGregor has once again been a mainstay in Celtic’s midfield this season. Rodgers was recently forced to use the player in a deeper midfield role, where he filled the void left by the injured Scott Brown. McGregor earned plenty of plaudits for his performances during Brown’s absence, with suggestions that fans could see more of him in that position going forward.

Callum McGregor ignores interest from Premier League to sign new deal at Celtic , as he says Callum McGregor has signed a new deal that will keep him at Celtic until 2023 However, 25-year-old said decision was easy as he wants to achieve 'ten in a row' Already an Invincible and double Treble-winner, he wants to continue writing his name in

I just want to take the opportunity to all the Celtic supporters and the Celtic Family worldwide a very happy, merry and very healthy Christmas. We know there are a lot of games around this time, but you really make the difference for us. And to see you there at the games over this Christmas period

In the market for a striker after the late departure of Moussa Dembele in the summer and the indefinite leave of Leigh Griffiths, many Celtic fans – and McGregor – will be hoping to see new faces in the door this winter.

McGregor admits he wants to see new signings at Celtic Park © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Celtic v Aberdeen - Betfred Cup Final

Brendan Rodgers hints at Celtic interest in Andrew Gutman.
Brendan Rodgers has dropped a hint that Celtic are interested in American defender Andrew Gutman, as per the Daily Record. The American left-back recently spent time on trial with Rangers and was looking like he could be on the way to Ibrox but Celtic are seemingly interested in hijacking that deal. The 22-year-old has come through the American collegiate system and was named as the best player in college football at an awards ceremony last weekend.

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