Dylan McGeouch says he doesn't want to be sitting on the bench at Celtic next season.
Playmaker Dylan McGeouch has admitted to the Daily Record that he hasn’t thought about his Celtic future.
The 22-year-old has been playing on loan at Hibernian and has revealed that the club have told him to make sure he carries on playing consistently until he returns to Ronny Deila’s side.
“Celtic have told me to make sure I keep playing. That’s why I’ve come to Hibs. I’m enjoying it and getting a game every week,” said the youngster.
“I’m enjoying my football and I’ve not thought about things at Celtic. There’s an option for another year there so I’ll see what is best for me.”
“I wouldn’t like to be sitting on the bench next season, I don’t want to do that. I want to be playing.”
Celtic are understandably happy because the player they own is getting games, which allows him to develop.
What the Bhoys can’t do is bring McGeouch back and settle him into the first team squad, if Deila doesn’t think he has a future at the club.
He’s on loan until the end of the season and his aim will be to put as much pressure on Deila to include him in the Celtic side at the start of 2015/16.
Unless the boss makes it completely clear that he has no future at the club, it’s doubtful he’ll go anywhere before the start of next season.
If he doesn’t get the chances and playing time that he’d like at the beginning of the next campaign, there will still be time for Celtic to loan him out or for the player to push for a more permanent exit if he feels that’s his best option.