Celtic should ask about bringing Sunderland’s Aiden McGeady back to Glasgow.
“I would be happy to finish my career in a Celtic shirt, but I don’t think it will happen.”
Those are the words of Aiden McGeady, who told The Record in November that he’d love to re-sign for the Hoops.
McGeady clearly felt pessimistic over the prospect of returning to Celtic at the time but, with Neil Lennon at the helm, should the Parkhead chief try and bring him back?
The 33-year-old, who doesn’t turn 34 until April, had a brilliant season in League One with Sunderland, netting 11 goals and setting up another five in 30 league starts.
He managed 14 goals for the Black Cats in total and proved that despite his advancing years, he remains an absolute menace for defenders – those in League One, anyway.
Lennon knows all about the former Republic of Ireland international; not only did he manage him for a few months in 2010, before selling him to Spartak Moscow, but he also played alongside him in Glasgow.
In fact, Lennon, speaking to The Chronicle in 2017, said that the Scotland-born attacker was ‘unstoppable on his day’ and there’s no reason why Celtic shouldn’t offer him a return.
Lewis Morgan, McGeady’s team-mate in the North-East last term, clearly isn’t ready to challenge Scott Sinclair on the left-hand side of the Bhoys’ attack, but McGeady, who earns £31,000 per week in England [Silly Season], would represent cracking competition.