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Ex-Celtic Aiden McGeady in stunning form since admitting Parkhead desire

Spartak Moscow's Irish midfielder Aiden McGeady controls the ball during in a training session at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, on December 4, 2012 ahead of his team's UEFA Champions...

The Sunderland winger has been on fire since admitting he wanted to re-join Celtic.

Aiden McGeady (R) of Celtic celebrates scoring a  penalty with Scott McDonald against Rangers during the Co-operative Insurance Cup Final football match at Hampden Park, Glasgow on March...

Sunderland star Aiden McGeady has been on fire since admitting that he harboured an ambition to re-sign for Celtic earlier this month.

McGeady, who enjoyed a brilliant six-year spell in Celtic's first team until 2010, told The Record that a return to Parkhead is a dream of his.

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He said: "I think the moment where I could have returned as Celtic player has passed.

"I would be happy to finish my career in a Celtic shirt, but I don’t think it will happen.

 

The Hoops could certainly do with a winger of his class, after losing Daniel Arzani for the entire season.

And if the Sunderland man is trying to send a message to Brendan Rodgers, proving his ability, then he's certainly doing a pretty good job of it.

The 32-year-old stole the show on Tuesday as Sunderland beat Barnsley 4-2, scoring twice and setting up the other two.

Manager of Celtic Brendan Rodgers looks on during the Betfred Cup Semi-Final at Hampden Park on October 21, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

In doing so, McGeady, who earns £31,000 per week on Wearside [Silly Season], now has five goals in his last six games.

It might only be League One, but the Republic of Ireland international is playing like a man possessed nonetheless and if his comments this month did reach Rodgers, the Northern Irish manager might well consider a move.

Sunderland players surround Aiden McGeady after he scores the first goal during the Sky Bet League One match between Plymouth Argyle and Sunderland at Home Park on November 3, 2018 in...

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