Two positives and two negatives from Stuart Armstrong’s new Celtic contract

Celtic announced on Friday that midfielder Stuart Armstrong had signed a two-year deal at the club, keeping him in Glasgow until 2019, a year beyond his current contract which was due to expire next summer.

His situation was one that worried Celtic fans all summer, with the prospect of a move away from the club before the end of August growing more likely as the saga rolled on.

His exceptional form last season made him a real favourite in the Hoops as he emerged as one of the key performers in Brendan Rodgers’ treble winning side.

One of the key aims of the club this summer has been retaining the big stars in Rodgers’ squad and you’d certainly count Armstrong as one of those.

However, it’s unusual for the club to sign short-term contracts with players and the one-year extension raises a few questions and perhaps a few doubts about where his future lies.

Here are TWO positives and TWO negatives of the new contract for the Scottish international…