'Matter of time': Some Celtic fans react as Hibs reportedly reject McGinn bid

Celtic fans show their support during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Celtic FC and Bayern Muenchen at Celtic Park on October 31, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic have reportedly rejected a new bid from Hibernian for star midfielder John McGinn.

Celtic fans show their support during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Celtic FC and Bayern Muenchen at Celtic Park on October 31, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

It seems that many Celtic fans would be happy to wait around for a few months and land John McGinn on a pre-contract agreement in January.

As reported by the Daily Record, Hibernian have rejected a second bid from the Scottish Premiership champions this month, the latest understood to be in the region of £2 million. Hibs value McGinn at closer to £3 million.

John McGinn of Scotland in action during the International Friendly match between Hungary and Scotland at Groupama Arena on March 27, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.

Although Celtic hold all the cards here. McGinn has just one year left on his contract and, unless someone else buys him before the window slams shut, the Hoops will be able to nab the nine-time Scotland international on a free transfer.

But how do Celtic fans feel as their chase for McGinn - which has gone on now for at least 14 months - rumbles on?

Well, for all those claiming that Celtic are right to sit and wait until January, which the Daily Record claims is now the plan, others are pointing out that this is a risky strategy.

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A whole host of clubs have been linked with McGinn in recent weeks and there is certainly a chance that Hibs will have to field offers from rival clubs before the window slams shut.

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