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Sport Hibs favourite Leigh Griffiths 'could be available on free transfer' from Celtic this summer

13:45  08 april  2021
13:45  08 april  2021 Source:   edinburghnews.scotsman.com

Hibs: Why re-signing Celtic star Leigh Griffiths would be a no-brainer for club and player

  Hibs: Why re-signing Celtic star Leigh Griffiths would be a no-brainer for club and player Hibs were heading for more Hampden Park heartache. Trailing 3-0 at half-time against Falkirk in the Scottish Cup semi-final.Okay, he missed a penalty he helped win, but the striker swept in the second goal, produced a lovely chested assist for Eiin Doyle to score the third. Then the coup de grace, the moment those steely Hibs fans who stayed on despite the 3-0 deficit perhaps deserved.

According to the Scottish Sun, Celtic hold an option to retain the 30-year-old for another year with the deadline for the decision coming at the end of this month.

a close up of a football player on a field © Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths could leave the club this summer. Picture: SNS

The striker has played 27 times this campaign though mostly as a substitute. He drew the ire of former boss Neil Lennon last summer after turning up for pre-season training following the first lockdown out of shape. With a large clear-out expected at Celtic Park this summer the Glasgow club could look to move on from their controversial hitman.

Aberdeen are said to be waiting in the wings as new boss Stephen Glass is reportedly keen on adding the Scottish international, though Hibs are expected to monitor the situation closely.

'Get rid, big let-down' - Lots of Celtic fans flock to McAvennie claim on £15k-p/w Parkhead ace

  'Get rid, big let-down' - Lots of Celtic fans flock to McAvennie claim on £15k-p/w Parkhead ace Multiple Celtic supporters have been talking about a claim from Frank McAvennie regarding the club’s striker Leigh Griffiths. McAvennie was recently talking to Football Insider and he discussed Griffiths’ future at Parkhead. The former Hoops man said that he doesn’t know what is going on with Griffiths, even though the striker needs to be playing […]McAvennie was recently talking to Football Insider and he discussed Griffiths’ future at Parkhead. The former Hoops man said that he doesn’t know what is going on with Griffiths, even though the striker needs to be playing games more and he doesn’t need to be brought on simply for time-wasting, following the striker’s brief cameo in the recent Old Firm derby.

Griffiths was a huge success in his first spell with his boyhood favourites, netting 39 goals in 78 appearances and helping the club reach two Scottish Cup finals.

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