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Celtic must sign Brendan Rodgers favourite Nathan Dyer after Wilson move stalls

According to reports in The Liverpool Echo on July 5, Liverpool are understood to have ruled out youngster Harry Wilson joining Celtic on loan this summer, and Brendan Rodgers should switch his attentions to a familiar face in Nathan Dyer instead.

What’s the word, then?

Harry Wilson celebrates scoring for Hull City

Well, Bhoys boss Rodgers was understood to be keen to bring the winger to Celtic Park to boost his attacking options ahead of the new Scottish Premiership campaign, but The Liverpool Echo says that the Reds aren’t willing to do business with their former manager.

The Liverpool Echo says that the Merseyside outfit and Jurgen Klopp are unimpressed with the lack of game time players like Patrick Roberts and Charly Musonda have had for the champions following loan moves from Manchester City and Chelsea respectively, and they are worried that the same thing could happen to Wilson.

The 21-year-old wideman spent the second-half of the 2017/18 campaign on loan with Championship side Hull City, where he scored seven goals and provided a further four assists in 13 league games.


Why should Rodgers turn his attentions to Dyer?

Well, while Dyer, rated at £2.25m by Transfermarkt, might turn 31 years of age later this year, he has proven that he still has the pace and trickery to cause opposition full-backs plenty of problems.

Rodgers, who has two huge signings to make and one major exit to sanction as a priority, worked with the 2016 Premier League title winner during his time in charge at Swansea, and he was certainly a favourite under the Northern Irishman given he made 88 appearances and scored eight goals in the two seasons the 45-year-old found himself at the Liberty Stadium.

Given the south Wales club have just been relegated to the Championship, the attacker may well be available for a decent fee and Rodgers should look to swoop in, seeing as he knows exactly what he is going to get – as he did with Scott Sinclair.

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