Scott Allan confident of game time at Celtic

Many have questioned whether the 23-year-old will get any game time at Parkhead after joining Celtic this summer.

Celtic summer signing Scott Allan is confident of getting game time at Parkhead despite there being so much competition in midfield within the Scottish champions' squad.

Allan was brought to Celtic this season and many feel the young midfielder is a man for the future, such are the options available to boss Ronny Deila.

However, he is confident of getting game time with the Bhoys sooner rather than later. Allan admits he knew he would need to be patient upon his arrival at Parkhead but he does feel, especially with the Europa League adding to Celtic's fixture list, that opportunities will present themselves to him.

The 23-year-old, meanwhile, also says he is happy to take the 'banter' in the Celtic dressing room about being a boyhood Rangers fan, according to Sky Sports.

The Hoops face Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership this Saturday afternoon during the day's early kick-off, before a tough Europa League trip to Ajax five days later.

It should be a great occasion for Celtic to kick off another Europa League campaign - especially after drawing such a good group - but the disappointment of not reaching the Champions League proper will no doubt still linger.

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