Joe Ledley reacts on Twitter as fan demands Celtic return

The Celtic fans display their banners during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Fraser Forster returned to Celtic from Southampton on Thursday - could Joe Ledley come back to the Scottish Premiership champions too?

Fraser Forster of Celtic FC looks on  during the Champions League Group H match between FC Barcelona and Celtic FC at Camp Nou on December 11, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Are Celtic getting the old band back together?

Five years after bidding an emotional farewell to the green half of Glasgow, Fraser Forster has returned. The three-time Premiership winning goalkeeper signed on a season-long loan from Southampton on Thursday night, aiming to get his career back on track after making just one league appearance for The Saints since Boxing Day 2017.

But it seems that Forster isn’t the only one dreaming of a second chance in the famous green and white hoops.


Gary Hooper, a striker who scored goals for fun during Neil Lennon’s first spell at the helm, retweeted a fan requesting his return in the aftermath of Forster’s homecoming. Hooper, by the way, is a free agent.


As is Joe Ledley.

Joe Ledley of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Ipswich Town at Pride Park Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Derby, England.

At just 32, Ledley has a lot left to give. But despite impressing at Derby County, a Welsh international with 77 caps to his name hasn’t had a club since leaving The Rams in January and it seems that he wouldn’t say no to joining Forster at Celtic.

The former Cardiff and Crystal Palace enforcer ‘liked’ a fan’s Tweet demanding The Hoops ‘bring him home’. Whether Celtic would give any thought to re-signing a player who lifted four trophies in four years north of the border remains to be seen.

Ledley Twitter with Reply

Celtic are crying out for competition for the ageing Scott Brown at the heart of midfield though Ledley, at just two years younger than the long-serving skipper, isn’t exactly the young buck many fans are hoping for.

Joe Ledley (R) of Celtic FC battles for the ball against Alexis Sanchez of FC Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League, Group H match between FC Barcelona and Celtic FC at the Camp Nou...

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