Gary Mackay-Steven says he is a Liverpool fan

Gary Mackay Steven scores the third goal for Celtic

Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven has revealed that he is a Liverpool fan.

Gary Mackay Steven scores the third goal for Celtic

Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven has revealed to The Daily Mail that he is a fan of Liverpool.

The 25-year-old was on the books of Liverpool from 2007 until 2009 before leaving for Fulham.

The Scotland international could not play professionally for Liverpool, but he seems to be supporting the Reds still.

Mackay-Steven has revealed that he watched the Merseyside outfit when Brendan Rodgers was in charge of the Reds.

Rodgers is now the manger of Celtic, and the former Airdrie United and Dundee United winger is looking forward to working with him at Celtic Park.

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers during the press conference

“I'm a Liverpool supporter so I always watch them,” Mackay-Steven told The Daily Mail. “Watching from afar, it was impressive to see how the team played under the manager.

“Everything about it was exciting. If he can bring a hint of that excitement here it will be seen as a positive.

“Liverpool are a massive club who deserve to be at the top end of the game. The same applies to Celtic, so hopefully he can help bring the great times back here.”

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is presented to the fans after the press conference

Celtic have already started pre-season training, as they prepare for the upcoming 2016-17 campaign.

The Bhoys will be involved in Champions League qualifiers soon and will be aiming to progress to the group stage of Europe’s premier club competition next season.

The Glasgow giants will be expected to win the Scottish Premiership title yet again next season.

However, Old Firm rivals Rangers are likely to give Celtic a run for their money in the league next season.

Celtic's Gary Mackay Steven (L) in action with Kilmarnock's Kevin McHattie (R)

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