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Report - John Guidetti given 21 days to decide over his Celtic future

Celtic manager Ronny Deila is reportedly seeking clarification from John Guidetti over his future.

The Evening Times claims Celtic have given John Guidetti a time frame of until the end of the month to commit himself to the club.

The paper suggests that an agreement is in place between the Scottish side and Manchester city over the forward’s permanent transfer, but it rests on him agreeing personal terms with the SPL title challengers.

“Celtic have already agreed terms with Manchester City to make Guidetti's season-long loan transfer permanent,” reports the ET.

“Personal terms have still to be thrashed out, but Deila is desperate to make the Swede his main striker for the next three or four seasons.”

“However, if Guidetti is not going to commit to the Hoops, the manager needs to know before this transfer window closes to allow him to look for options.”

Guidetti’s recent form has seen him fall out of the side but if he can resolve uncertainty over his future, that could prompt him to settle down and focus over the second half of the season.

Manager Ronny Deila can’t be faulted for making the decision to leave him out of the win against Kilmarnock, which was a tactical decision and not an indication of a break down in relationship between himself and the club.

Guidetti is certainly talented and skilful enough to be Celtic’s main hit man over the next few seasons, but the club is clearly seeking clarification over his commitment to the cause, which could leave Deila chasing new players before the end of the month.

Celtic clearly want him, it’s just a case of whether he feels Glasgow is the right home for him over the next few years.

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