Rosenborg manager Kare Ingebrigsten has been quoted by the Herald suggesting Celtic manager Ronny Deila is the man who will decide whether Liam Henderson’s loan spell is extended.
The 19-year-old midfielder had made a good impact with the Norwegian side and Ingebrigsten is open to the possibility of keeping him if Deila agrees it’s in the best interests of all concerned.
“Celtic have control over what happens, it's not so much what we and Liam says. It depends on what Ronny Deila wants,” said the Rosenborg chief.
“One should never say that something is out of the question. It's early yet, but the start has been very good.”
Henderson has three goals in three games for the club and if Deila doesn’t plan to include him at the start of next season, it’s a no brainer.
He’s developing much more quickly than would be the case at Parkhead and it’s in Celtic’s best interests that he’s at a club playing regularly, even if that means an immediate future away from the Bhoys.
It’s understandable as to why Deila would want Henderson back at the club, because it would then be easier for him to monitor his direct progress.
However, there’s little harm in loaning him out again this summer, with Rosenborg a good place and a good club to make the most of the obvious talent he has.