Celtic fans respond in numbers after Patrick Roberts bids farewell to Girona

Celtic fans show their support during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Celtic FC and Bayern Muenchen at Celtic Park on October 31, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

The Manchester City winger spent two-and-a-half years on loan at Celtic.

Patrick Roberts of Celtic arrives at the stadium prior to the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on April 29, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Patrick Roberts is being inundated with messages from Celtic supporters after bidding farewell to Girona.

The Manchester City winger spent two-and-a-half years on loan at Celtic Park, but was sent to La Liga last season.

 

But while Roberts' Bhoys spell yielded an impressive 18 goals and 26 assists in 78 games - not to mention seven major trophies - his Girona experience was somewhat contrasting.

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It is unlikely, then, that the 22-year-old will return to Catalonia next season - and many of a Celtic persuasion hope that can work in their favour.

Here's how they're responding to Roberts' latest post...

celticcommunity: Back up the road Paddy.

celtic.fan.page_: Come back home Paddy☘️

oliviacardosi: Come to Celtic please please please

calum_.gordon: home time its hun skelpin time

fleckybhoy: Mrs Tierney is getting the bunk beds ready !!!

luvlyto: Right so u Gonny come back to Celtic noo

celticfc_live: Wee man we’re calling for you

slldank: Cye soon wee chap ☘️

acbbzzz: Please come back to Celtic bbz

shonamcglinchey: Hope they gave u a plane ticket to Glasgow ☘☘☘

bonosghirl1888: Hail Hail Son

kyleherron_: Announce Celtic return

Celtic have already allowed Timothy Weah to return to Paris Saint-Germain early and could have another vacancy in Roberts' position when Oliver Burke's temporary deal expires this summer.

Burke has scored or made seven goals in 19 games for the Bhoys, although it remains to be seen what West Bromwich Albion have planned for the 22-year-old.

Oliver Burke of Celtic in action during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and St Mirren at Celtic Park on January 23, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Roberts has only appeared on three occasions for Manchester City.

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