Liam Henderson: I'm not focused on Celtic at the moment

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Celtic midfielder Liam Henderson is currently taking in a loan spell at Hibernian.

Liam Henderson has told the Edinburgh News that he is not focusing on Celtic after signing on loan for Hibernian.

The Bhoys have made a shaky start to the season, but Henderson is not particularly interested in how his parent club are faring at this moment in time.

Instead, the 19-year-old is concentrating solely on impressing for Hibs, who he feels he needs to repay for putting their faith in him.

“If I am being totally honest, I am not really focusing on Celtic just now,” Henderson said. “My main aim for this year is everything to do with Hibs, putting in 100 per cent here and repaying the faith the manager has shown in me.

“He has told me he want me to play here and for me that’s second to none. Being so young he has shown great faith in me so although it’s always nice to know Celtic are also watching."

Henderson signed a new long-term contract at Parkhead prior to signing for Hibernian on loan and the club have high hopes for him in the future. 

The attacking midfielder spent the back end of last term on loan at Rosenberg, but Ronny Deila clearly felt that the youngster could benefit from more competitive football before being brought into his senior squad. 

As a result, Hibs were a good choice of club, as it should help him deal with pressure of being at one of the favourites to win the division, as Celtic are every season. 

Henderson has started impressively at Hibs, scoring once in his first five matches, as the Scottish Championship side have moved into third in the table.

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