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Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata may have said something to worry Bhoys fans

6th May 2018, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh, Scotland; Scottish Premiership football, Heart of Midlothian versus Celtic; Dedryck Boyata celebrates his goal

Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata has just a matter of months left on his contract at Parkhead.

Dedryck Boyata of Celtic reacts during the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on December 30, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Dedryck Boyata’s comments to the Glasgow Evening Times hardly make it sound like he is a player ready to commit his future to Celtic.

Boyata was heavily criticised over the summer, after it appeared he tried to force a move away from Parkhead.

The powerful centre-back has since come back into Brendan Rodgers’ plans.

However, Boyata only has months left on his contract at Celtic, and his comments about his future aren’t the most convincing.

 

“Right now I’m in a position where I’m not supposed to say anything about what happened in the past,” Boyata said.

“But I am fully committed with the team and I’m trying to give as much as I can whenever I’m on the pitch.

“I’m a Celtic player and I’m very happy to be a Celtic player. Whatever happens next, happens next.”

Losing Boyata would be a blow to Celtic, as he is so key to their plans.

Dedryck Boyata  of Celtic runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Bayern Muenchen and Celtic FC at Allianz Arena on October 18, 2017 in Munich, Germany.

Boyata has developed from an error-prone defender into arguably the most reliable centre-back in Celtic’s squad.

Rodgers has picked Boyata regularly since he has returned to the fold, which shows how highly he is rated.

Celtic return to action after the international break when they take on Hibernian.

Dedryck Boyata of Celtic controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Bayern Muenchen and Celtic FC at Allianz Arena on October 18, 2017 in Munich, Germany.

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