The summer can always be a doubtful period for many at a club and Celtic are not short of figures with uncertain futures.
A number of individuals could depart from Celtic Park, with contracts and loan deals set to expire, however, one man has admitted that he would love to remain at the Bhoys beyond the end of the campaign.
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Speaking in an exclusive interview with Ladbrokes, Talking Baws have revealed that Oliver Burke would love to remain at Celtic.
Does Oliver Burke want to stay at Celtic next season?@darrellcurrietv asked him the question for @Ladbrokes – and we can exclusively bring you the answer. Think Celtic fans might enjoy hearing this.. pic.twitter.com/vBxlwsKs5f
— talkingbaws.com (@talkingbaws) March 30, 2019
“If it was down to myself, I would snatch it right up,” he said if he were to be offered the opportunity to stay. “I think it’s an amazing club and I am very happy here and enjoying my football, so why wouldn’t I want to stay here?”
Burke has had a rather testing career recently, having struggled at Red Bull Leipzig and West Bromwich Albion, however, he seems to have hit the ground running at Celtic.
The 21-year-old has been extremely impressive since arriving in January, having found the back of the net four times in his nine appearances so far in the Scottish Premiership.
The comments he has made will be loved by Celtic fans as they would surely be keen to turn his move into a permanent deal, however, they could potentially encounter a number of stumbling blocks in their quest to sign him – should they look to do so.
Firstly, he is unlikely to be available on the cheap as West Brom splashed out £15million on him two years ago, whilst the fact that the club are likely to appoint a new manager in the summer could also have a negative impact on their chances.
With his current form for Celtic, whoever takes over at the Baggies might be keen to bring him back to the Hawthorns and feature him his plans for next season.
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