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Report: Celtic willing to loan out Gary Mackay-Steven

Celtic Parkhead

Gary Mackay-Steven has not made a league start for Celtic since October.

According to a report in the Glasgow Evening Times, Celtic are willing to loan out Gary Mackay-Steven in the coming weeks.

Mackay-Steven was brought to Parkhead at the start of 2015 from Dundee United, and he made an impressive start to life with the Bhoys.

The 25-year-old immediately came into Celtic’s first team, and he played an important role as Ronny Deila’s side won the domestic double last term.

Mackay-Steven also had a hugely impressive pre-season, but since the competitive football has started up he has looked short of his best.

The Scotland international has failed to make much of an impression in matches, and he has slipped down the pecking order.

Mackay-Steven has not made a start in the Scottish Premiership since 25th October, with most his appearances coming as a late substitute.

The Bhoys realise that giving the winger such a peripheral role is doing his development no good, and they are said to be willing to sanction a temporary move in the coming weeks to try and help him get back to his best. 

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