Championship giants Nottingham Forest made a number of bids to sign John McGinn from Scottish Premiership side Hibs in the summer.
Celtic would have to pay a big fee if they want to sign John McGinn from Scottish Premiership rivals Hibernian.
Hibernian manager Neil Lennon has lauded Scott Allan and Celtic's forgotten man has the perfect chance to show he deserves a clean slate at Parkhead.
The long-term Celtic target produced the goods once again against Rangers with a stunning strike at Ibrox.
Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic have been linked with John McGinn of Hibernian in the January transfer window.
Celtic's Scott Brown came up against his would-be successor again on Saturday.
Hibernian player John McGinn is a target for Championship side Cardiff City but Scottish Premiership rivals Celtic cannot be ruled out just yet.
West Ham United may have had their eye on the Edinburgh derby, but their transfer target was overshadowed by a 16-year-old.
John McGinn was far from his best as Hibs were defeated 1-0 by Edinburgh rivals Hearts but do fans of champions Celtic still want him?
Championshio duo Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough appear to have moved ahead of Celtic in the race to sign Hibs play-maker John McGinn.