The pull of Celtic Football Club is a strong one and there are plenty of players who would give everything to play at Celtic Park and never get the opportunity.
One such player is James McClean, who this week has been speaking at length about his love for the club and his desire to one day play for the Hoops.
As quoted by the official Celtic website, the West Bromwich Albion man said:
It’s always been a dream of mine. If I retire from football and never get to pull on the green-and-white jersey and run out at Celtic Park, it will be a massive regret for me. It’s a dream I have never shied away from expressing. If that dream did come true, which I hope it does, it would mean a lot to me and fingers crossed it can happen.
Strong words indeed and his passion for the club isn’t a surprise, he’s long been known to be a supporter of the Scottish champions.
However, the prospect of him signing up at Celtic isn’t one that is universally loved by fans of the club.
Some are certainly keen, believing his work rate and desire can really improve Brendan Rodgers’ side, while others believe he simply isn’t good enough or is no better than the players already in the first team.
Supporters took to Twitter to share their thoughts on it all…
James McLean not good enough for celtic, simple.
— steven mcconville (@stevemcconville) December 14, 2017
Would take James Mclean at celtic in a heart beat work rate is second to none ??☘️
— Aidan ✌?️ (@AidanMcGee1) December 14, 2017
Can the transfer window open already so that James McClean can sign for Celtic
— Colum Carville (@columc123) December 14, 2017
Really don’t see a valid reason for us to sign James McClean. If he wasn’t a Celtic supporter no one would want him.
— Darren (@67darrenlynch67) December 14, 2017
Also people that think McClean wouldn't add anything to Celtic disgust me. If Sinclair can rip up the league then so can McClean
— . (@CFCruairi) December 10, 2017
A decent player but would he be worth the outlay? Doubtful, don’t think he’d be a huge improvement on what’s already there.
— Scott Fulton (@MrCrowleyoto) December 14, 2017
No better than what we have now
— Charlie Johnston (@MKChas21) December 14, 2017
Get the Bhoy signed he wants to play for us everybody knows it ???
— Barry Bhoy ⭐ (@Barry_John_1967) December 14, 2017
Sign him up ???
— Jason smith (@jaysmith07) December 14, 2017
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