Celtic have been fairly busy through the earlier summer season switch window by way of bringing new Bhoys to Parkhead and transferring some out within the different route below Ange Postecoglou.
With the subsequent summer season window on the horizon, it appears as if one Hoops participant, specifically, that was concerned in final summer season’s busy interval might be on the transfer once more.
What’s the information?
That’s if a everlasting deal to Oostende, the place he’s presently on mortgage, can’t be agreed.
Lennon’s mistake…Deja Vu
Celtic signed the centre-back, who’s presently valued at £270k as reported by Transfermarkt, through the 2021 summer season switch window from English League One facet Sheffield Wednesday on a four-year deal after he agreed a pre-contract settlement with the Hoops in March.
Since then, the defender has solely made one senior look for the Parkhead membership, which got here throughout their 3-2 win over Actual Betis within the Europa League the place he performed the complete 90 minutes within the right-back place.
Throughout his time in Belgium, the 21-year-old has been utilizing his time and alternative there to point out Postecoglou what he’s able to by racking up an common of two.2 interceptions per recreation, the very best of another participant on the membership, in addition to 1.8 tackles and two clearances per recreation.
If the Englishman finally ends up becoming a member of the Belgian facet, and even one other membership, on a everlasting foundation in the summertime, this might doubtlessly find yourself being an identical type of mistake for Postecoglou because it was for Neil Lennon to promote Virgil van Dijk to Southampton again in 2015 for a payment of £13m.
What ought to Celtic do with Urhoghide in the summertime?
Labelled as an “immense” expertise by Wednesday supervisor Darren Moore, Urhoghide actually has sufficient time forward of him to essentially change into a standout first-team determine for the Hoops, if given the possibility to take action and progressively change into extra intrinsic to Postecoglou’s facet.
With all of that in thoughts, if the Hoops do need to transfer the defender on once more in the summertime, they need to make certain it’s on one other mortgage deal at a membership the place he’d be getting common recreation time and sufficient of a problem to point out his mum or dad membership what he’s manufactured from.
So, Celtic fans, what would you do? Let us know by dropping a line as to whether Urhoghide should step up, step out, or simply go sideways!