Celtic have announced a new contract for goalkeeper Scott Bain as he put pen to paper on a four-year contract, with the news announced on the club’s official Twitter feed.
✍️ @ScottBain_ pens new 4⃣ year deal with the Hoops 🙌
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) October 31, 2019
Bain was a regular presence in the Celtic side until he picked up a hand injury in August which ruled him our for two months and led to Neil Lennon securing the signing of Fraser Forster from Southampton on a season-long loan.
Forster has been in fine form for Celtic and a spectacular injury time save against Lazio helped the Hoops to a 2-1 victory.
Bain now has a fight on his hands if he is to reclaim his starting place between the sticks given Forster’s form and experience, but a new four-year deal goes a long way in a manager showing his faith in the player.
These Celtic fans on Twitter gave a less than enthusiastic reaction to the news about Bain’s stay being extended:
Why? Even if we don’t keep Forster after his loan. Craig Gordon is better then bain
— Ben ✖ (@Beno1888) October 31, 2019
Good news but not signing Forster on a permanent deal next summer would be a massive mistake.
— Adri (@adriceltic17) October 31, 2019
— Tambo Unchained 🏴 (@ThomasTambo) October 31, 2019
Get Fraser Forster on a permanent deal ASAP
— Stephen Bolingoli Cairns (@KatrinaCarson16) October 31, 2019
4 years for a squad keeper. At best.
— Tommybhoy (@ThomasW84475259) October 31, 2019
Announce Forster life time contract
— Patsy O (@NalcedYellos) October 31, 2019
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