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Rodgers early Liverpool signing Assaidi in sensational form, winger perfect for Celtic

Oussama Assaidi of Stoke City runs with the ball under pressure from Wes York of Wrexham during the FA Cup Third Round match between Stoke City and Wrexham at Britannia Stadium on January...

Celtic should consider a move for Oussama Assaidi.

Oussama Assaidi of Stoke City runs with the ball under pressure from Wes York of Wrexham during the FA Cup Third Round match between Stoke City and Wrexham at Britannia Stadium on January...

Brendan Rodgers' move to sign Jonny Hayes is yet to pay off for Celtic, with the former winger Aberdeen winger still looking for his first goal after 11 games for the club.

With loanee Patrick Roberts' long-term future at the club unclear, Celtic should be considering their options, and manager Rodgers should bear in mind a familiar face.

One of his first signings at Liverpool was Moroccan winger Oussama Assaidi, who he snapped up from Heerenveen.

Gonzalo Zarate of Young Boys competes with Oussama Assaidi of Liverpool during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Liverpool FC and BSC Young Boys at Anfield on November 22, 2012...

Assaidi showed flashes of promise at Liverpool but could not establish himself ahead of Raheem Sterling, and ended up being loaned out to Stoke City and eventually being sold.

After signing with Dutch side FC Twente earlier this year, Assaidi is back in form, scoring four goals in his first eight Eredivisie games of the season.

Khalifa Alhammadi of Al Nasr tackles Ossama Assaidi of Al Ahli during the President's Cup Final between Al Ahli and Al Nasr at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on June 3, 2015 in Al Ain, United...

Recently turning 29, Assaidi would be a player for the present, who could help Celtic immediately and over the next couple of seasons.

Assaidi ended up feeling let down by Rodgers at Liverpool over his lack of game time, but this would be a chance for the pair to re-write recently history and get back on the same page.

With three goals in his last two games, Assaidi is just getting restarted, and Rodgers should offer him the chance to continue his revival in Glasgow.

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