Graham Arnold says he will hold talks with Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers over Daniel Arzani

Socceroos Head Coach Graham Arnold speaks to the media during the announcement of the Socceroos v Lebanon International friendly match at ANZ Stadium on August 30, 2018 in Sydney,...

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic signed Daniel Arzani on loan from Manchester City in the summer transfer window.

Socceroos Head Coach Graham Arnold speaks to the media during the announcement of the Socceroos v Lebanon International friendly match at ANZ Stadium on August 30, 2018 in Sydney,...

Australia manager Graham Arnold has told The Scottish Sun that he will hold talks with Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers over Manchester City-owned Daniel Arzani.

Arzani, who can operate as an attacking midfielder or as a winger, joined Scottish Premiership giants Celtic from defending Premier League champions Celtic on a two-year loan deal in the summer transfer window.

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The 19-year-old made the loan move to the Hoops just days after switching to Pep Guardiola’s side from A-League club Melbourne City.

 

The Australia international attacker is struggling for playing time at the moment and has also been left out of Celtic’s Europa League squad.

Australia manager Arnold has said that he plans to hold talks with Celtic boss Rodgers over Arzani.

Daniel Arzani of Australia in action during an Australian Socceroos media opportunity at Stadium Trudovye Rezervy on June 24, 2018 in Kazan, Russia.

Arnold told The Scottish Sun: “Daniel’s in great shape. He’s looked excellent in training. I will be in Scotland on Wednesday or Thursday. I’m meeting Brendan and will find out more.

“I do know Celtic rate him very, very highly. He’s only been there two weeks and needs a little bit of time to settle. I’m sure the plans Celtic have will be great for him.”

Talented footballer

Arzani played for Australia at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and the City-owned attacker has a lot of talent.

The Australian teenager can only improve and develop in the coming years if he plays regularly, and perhaps in the coming weeks and months he will establish himself in the Celtic first team.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is seen during a training session at Lennoxtown on December 29, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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