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Patrick Roberts' success could help Celtic secure the signing of Harry Wilson

Celtic's English midfielder Patrick Roberts celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Champions League group C football match between Manchester City and Celtic at the...

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is believed to be wanting to bring Harry Wilson to Parkhead this summer.

Harry Wilson #7 of Wales drives down the field against Hugo Ayala #4 of Mexico during the first half of their friendly international soccer match at the Rose Bowl on May 28, 2018 in...

Celtic may have an advantage in the race to sign Harry Wilson from Liverpool due to the success of Patrick Roberts.

Rangers have been linked with Wilson for much of the summer so far, but the Scottish Sun suggest that Celtic are now interested in the youngster too.

Rangers and Liverpool obviously have a link in Steven Gerrard, who has worked with Wilson as a youngster.

Celtic FC's Patrick Roberts celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match Anderlecht vs Celtic at The Constant Vanden Stock...

However, Celtic may feel that they have their own way of being able to persuade Wilson to Parkhead.

Celtic only need to point to Roberts time with them to prove how good a move to Scotland could be for Wilson.

Patrick Roberts of Celtic (C) celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Manchester City FC and Celtic FC at Etihad Stadium on December...

Roberts joined Celtic for two and a half seasons, and he thrived with Brendan Rodgers’ side.

Roberts and Wilson possess a similar skill-set, with the pair both tricky wingers, who love to run at defenders.

And Wilson only needs to look at Roberts’ spell with Celtic to see how good a move to Parkhead could be for his career. 

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