Wakaso remains confident - but admits Celtic situation is 'strange'

The 24-year-old on-loan winger says football is 'strange' but remains confident he can contribute to Ronny Deila's Celtic side.

Celtic winger Mubarak Wakaso remains confident he can contribute to Ronny Deila's squad this season but admits his situation is strange, according to Ghanasoccernet.com.

Wakaso has missed plenty of game time this term due to injury and international duty with the Ghanaian football team, although he did feature for the Bhoys against St Johnstone recently.

And the 24-year-old, on loan from Rubin Kazan, admits football is 'strange' and that all he can do is keep working hard to win a place in the Celtic side.

He is, however, ready to help out however he can - and says Deila knows that.

As such, he remains confident of playing a role in Celtic's treble run-in.

“Football is strange. All you can do as a professional is to keep your head up and continue working hard,” Wakaso told Ghanasoccernet.com

“I am always ready to help the team in anyway and the coach knows that. There are a lot of games to be played and I am confident that I will contribute to help the team maintain the lead.”

Deila's Bhoys face Dundee United in the Scottish Cup quarter-finals on Sunday afternoon, during a week that could make or break their treble aspirations.

United are the opponents once again a week later when Celtic contest the League Cup final.

Whether Wakaso will be involved in the ties remains to be seen; the fact he was given a chance against St Johnstone suggests he is not outside of Deila's plans.

Emilio Izaguirre, who has a broken finger, might have to be - although the Celtic boss has confirmed he won't need surgery.

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