Brendan Rodgers reportedly facing competition for Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts

Manchester City's Brahim Diaz and Patrick Roberts in action during training at New York City FC's training complex on July 23, 2018 in New York City.

Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts has been a huge success at Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic.

Manchester City's Oleksandr Zinchenko and Patrick Roberts during training at New York City FC's training complex on July 23, 2018 in New York City.

Earlier this month, Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers suggested to The Scottish Sun that he is open to having Patrick Roberts back at Celtic Park.

Roberts had two different spells on loan at Celtic from Manchester City and was a huge success at the Glasgow giants.

 

Quality winger

The former Fulham youngster - who earns £25,000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com - won seven trophies including two domestic trebles during his time at Celtic.

One can understand why Celtic manager Rodgers wants the 21-year-old winger back at Celtic Park again, but the Hoops are reportedly going to face some tough competition for the former England Under-20 international.

Manchester City's Patrick Roberts in action during training at New York City FC's training facility on July 23, 2018 in New York City.

Stiff competition

According to The Scottish Sun, Bordeaux, Rennes and St Etienne and Girona are interested in signing Roberts on loan from City in the summer transfer window.

While moving back to Celtic for the 2018-19 campaign would make sense for Roberts, given that he has already been a massive success at the Hoops, the youngster could be tempted to move to France or Spain in order to test himself in a better and more competitive domestic league.

Manchester City's Patrick Roberts gestures during training at Manchester City Football Academy on August 8, 2018 in Manchester, England.

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