How long until Celtic take notice of Allan Campbell?

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 15, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Allan Campbell inspired Motherwell to the Scottish Cup final and showed why Premiership leaders Celtic should have a look.

Anthony O'Connor of Aberdeen challenges Allan Campbell of Motherwell during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Motherwell and Aberdeen at Hampden Park on April 14, 2018 in Glasgow,...

It will have become very clear to Scotland manager Alex McLeish that he has no shortage of talented young midfielders at his disposal.

And Motherwell teenager Allan Campbell is the latest to emerge from a nation which had for far too long prioritised brawn over brains.

The 19-year-old has emerged as one of Scotland’s most exciting prospects this season and, if he continues to perform like he did during Motherwell’s 3-0 Scottish Cup semi-final thrashing of Aberdeen on Saturday, it seems only a matter of time before the league’s big fish start to swarm.

Motherwell manager Steve Robinson celebrates with Allen Campbell of Motherwell at the final whistle as Motherwell beat Aberdeen 3-0 during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between...

Campbell produced a masterful performance in the centre of midfield against Derek McInnes’s Dons, out-muscling Aberdeen’s creative talents with his energy, dynamism and full-blooded will to win.

It was the sort of performance that should have Celtic, who are frequently on the lookout for exciting homegrown talent, drooling.

The Scottish Champions seem keen to revive their midfield in the off-season with the likes of John McGinn and Youssouf Mulumbu linked with a move to Parkhead in 2018.

Scott Brown of Celtic vies with Allan Campbell of Motherwelll during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Motherwell at Celtic Park on December 2, 2017 in Glasgow,...

And while Campbell is less experienced than the Hibernian and Kilmarnock stars, he is a player with a great deal of potential who would learn a lot training and playing alongside Scott Brown in green and white.

Motherwell fans think Campbell is a star. How long until Celtic take notice?

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