Report: West Ham ready to sell Stephen Hendrie to boyhood club Celtic this summer

West Ham are reportedly prepared to sell Stephen Hendrie to Celtic this summer.

According to The Scottish Sun, West Ham United are ready to sell left back Stephen Hendrie to Celtic this summer, without him even making a first-team appearance for the club.

The Hammers moved to land Hendrie on pre-contract agreement from Hamilton Academical in 2015, with the Scot moving to Upton Park last summer to start his career in East London.

Unsurprisingly, Hendrie hasn't made much of an impact at Upton Park so far. With an outstanding left back already at the club in Aaron Cresswell, Hendrie has yet to even make his West Ham debut, and was loaned out to League One side Southend United in January.

Now back at West Ham and playing for the Under-21's, Hendrie may be set for a summer departure, with The Scottish Sun reporting that Celtic are keen to sign him to solve a possible problem at left back.

The report suggests that Southampton will make a big-money move for Kieran Tierney, whilst his deputy Emilio Izaguirre could head to Major League Soccer, leaving Ronny Deila without a recognised left back.

That's where Hendrie would come in. It's claimed that the prospect of playing first-team football for his boyhood club Celtic is appealing to the 21-year-old, and West Ham are willing to sell him less than a year after luring him to the Premier League.

With Celtic looking to bring in more young Scottish talent after landing Scott Allan and Ryan Christie, Hendrie would fit the bill perfectly - and whilst there is no indication on how much West Ham would want for the left back, it's unlikely that they would want a huge fee considering that he hasn't even made a first-team appearance for the club.

Would you like to see West Ham sign Hendrie this summer?

FIFA World Cup 2018FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia - click here for all of our coverage...

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch