Celtic star James Forrest sets sights on Tottenham or Everton battle

Celtic's James Forrest says he hopes to draw Tottenham Hotspur or Everton in the Champions League.

Celtic attacker James Forrest says he hopes the club draw an English Premier League side in the next stage of the Europa League.

The Scottish side have qualified with a game to go despite their loss to Red Bull Salzburg in the last game, four points clear of third placed Astra Giurgiu with one match remaining.

Taking part in a question and answer session on Thursday, Forrest said an all-British tie is the one he wants.

Both English sides have too qualified for the next round, and the draw will take place after next week's final group games.

Tottenham would be an intriguing tie on a personal level for Forrest, with former manager Harry Redknapp claiming last month that he almost signed him for the North London side when he was in charge.

Forrest himself is coming back after a tough time out injured, and has played only 23 minutes of Europa League football this season.

With Celtic already qualified, there is a strong chance he gets the opportunity to start in the final game away to Dinamo Zagreb.

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