Report: St Johnstone want free transfer deal for Celtic's Wallace Duffy

A general view of a rain soaked Celtic Park exterior before the UEFA Champions League qualifying round play-off first leg match between Celtic and Malmo FF at Celtic Park on August 19,...

The youngster is one of several right-backs leaving Celtic this summer.

Aliou Traore of Manchester United and Wallace Duffy of Celtic during the u19 NI Super Cup gala match at Coleraine Showgrounds on July 21, 2018 in Coleraine, Northern Ireland.

The young Celtic right-back Wallace Duffy is 'likely' to remain in the Scottish Premiership when his Bhoys deal expires, that's according to The Sun.

The newspaper claims Duffy is wanted by Celtic's league rivals, St Johnstone, after Aaron Comrie left for Dunfermline.

 

The 20-year-old is one of several youngsters set to leave Parkhead at the end of their contracts, along with PJ Crossan, Ross McLaughlin, Reece Willison and Regan Hendry, who has already agreed a two-year deal with Raith Rovers.

Duffy, a former Scotland Under-19 international, came through the ranks at Celtic but failed to make a senior competitive appearance.

Jeremy Toljan of Celtic arrives at the stadium prior to the Ladbrokes Premiership match between St Johnstone and Celtic at McDiarmid Park on February 3, 2019 in Perth, United Kingdom.

And he is leaving despite the departures of Jeremy Toljan, Mikael Lusting and Cristian Gamboa in his position this summer.

Duffy will be expected to compete with the former Rangers right-back, Richard Foster, if he moves to St Johnstone.

Richard Foster of St Johnstone vies with Ryan Kent of Rangers during the Ladbrookes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Johnstone at Ibrox Stadium on February 16, 2019 in...

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