Why 19-year-old's success could attract more talent to Celtic this summer

The success of Manchester City loanee Jason Denayer could help Celtic to bring more promising talent to Parkhead over the summer.

The success that Manchester City loanee Jason Denayer has enjoyed during his Celtic loan spell could encourage more players to follow suit and link up with the Scottish giants this summer.

Denayer moved to Celtic as a relative unknown, having never played a competitive match in Britain previously, but he has quickly forged quite a reputation at Parkhead.

The 19-year-old has been a first-team regular throughout the 2014/15 campaign, with his partnership with Virgil van Dijk at the heart of Celtic's defence one of the major contributing factors to the success of Ronny Deila's side.

It is not just at club level that Denayer has prospered, though. The powerful centre-back was given his Belgium debut last night, and that should be hugely encouraging for the Bhoys.

Belgium are one of the leading nations in world football and to see one of their players receiving recognition from such a country, with so much talent at their disposal, means that they can use Denayer as an example to future potential additions.

Deila can show Denayer's progress to highlight just what players can achieve if they perform well at Celtic, as the club can help them to gain exposure.

It means that they should be well placed to convince youngsters to join in the future and, even if Denayer returns to the Etihad Stadium when his loan expires, Deila may well find it easier to attract top talent due to the success of the City loanee.

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