Report: Deila tells Anthony Stokes he has no Celtic future, Derk Boerrigter also available

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Celtic forward Anthony Stokes has reportedly been told he is free to leave the club.

According to the Daily Mail, Celtic manager Ronny Deila has told forward Anthony Stokes that he has no future with the Bhoys.

Stokes, who joined Arsenal as a teenager, arrived at Celtic in 2010 having smashed 24 goals in 48 games for Hibernian, and has largely been a success in Glasgow.

The 27-year-old has hit 76 goals in 191 games for the Bhoys, but struggled to make an impact under Ronny Deila last season, spending most of his time out on the left hand side of midfield.

Now, having been left on the sidelines for pre-season games and Champions League qualifiers, Stokes looks set to leave Celtic Park, with the Daily Mail reporting that Deila has told Stokes that he has no future at the club.

The report also states that Hull City, Sheffield Wednesday and Wigan Athletic are all interested in Stokes, whose Celtic career looks to be coming to an end.

It's also added that out-of-favour winger Derk Boerrigter is surplus to requirements, with the Dutch wide man making little impact since his 2013 move from Ajax.

In order to bring more players in, Deila needs to ship some players out to free up funds, with fringe players like Boerrigter and Stokes having no use to Celtic anymore - and now they must try to firstly find suitors for the duo before striking deals to sell them.

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