Report: Forgotten Brendan Rodgers recruit has overseas interest, determined to fight for Celtic career

General view of Celtic Park during UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Celtic and Zenit St Petersburg at the Celtic Park on February 15, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Daniel Arzani is in the final season of his spell on loan to Celtic from Manchester City.

31st October 2018, Kilmac Stadium, Dundee, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Dundee versus Celtic; Daniel Arzani of Celtic during the warm up

The Manchester City winger Daniel Arzani is determined to see out his two-year loan to Celtic, according to The World Game.

Arzani recently recovered from a serious knee injury suffered just 20 minutes into his Celtic debut, but has yet to add to his first-team minutes in Glasgow.


His Australia manager Graham Arnold recently stressed a need for the 20-year-old to do so in the next six months.


And The World Game reports that the Netherlands has been 'mentioned as a possible solution 'to Arzani's problem.

But the website adds that the Iranian born player 'isn't biting' and that both he and his advisors are 'convinced, with the rewards on the horizon so enticing, that patience is key'.

Arzani is also said to see his instinctive qualities as suited to Celtic - a club at which another Australian, Tom Rogic, has thrived since his 2013 arrival from Central Coast Mariners.

Tom Rogic of Australia after the International Friendly match between the Australian Socceroos and Korea Republic at Suncorp Stadium on November 17, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia.

The £800,000 Manchester City recruit had options from clubs not limited to Austria Wien, Fortuna Düsseldorf and PEC Zwolle before settling on Celtic, according to The World Game, and it is claimed that he could have earned more elsewhere.

With competition from James Forrest, Mikey Johnston, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Scott Sinclair, Jonny Hayes, Marian Shved and Lewis Morgan at Celtic, staying put would not be the easiest option, certainly.

 Celtic fans - what would you do if you were in the on-loan Manchester City man's position?

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