‘It will be nice if it occurs’ – Celtic goal admits he desires Parkhead transfer
Celtic had been linked with Wigan Athletic goalkeeper David Marshall earlier in the summertime following the departures of Fraser Forster and Craig Gordon, however they’ve since introduced in Vasilis Barkas from AEK Athens for £4.5 million.
Scott Bain performed in purpose on Sunday within the 5-1 win towards Hamilton, however he’s anticipated to stay as back-up this time period.
It stays to be seen if Celtic boss Neil Lennon is trying to herald one other goalie having had three choices final season, however Marshall has admitted that he would like to hyperlink up with the Bhoys as soon as once more.
The Scotland worldwide is about to depart Wigan after the English aspect went into administration and obtained relegated from the Championship, and a return to Parkhead delights him.
“In fact it could. I feel it could curiosity any participant. However to a Celtic fan rising up, and somebody who performed there as a teenager coming by, it could be a large factor for me,” Marshall instructed The Scottish Solar when requested if a transfer again to his first membership appeals to him.
“I’ll simply must see the way it all pans out. I haven’t heard something from Celtic, however I’ll all the time have that affinity with them and it could be nice if it occurs.”
“With Craig and large Fraser leaving Celtic, there was speak of me going there. Celtic have clearly now signed the boy Barkas from Greece, dropping two keepers and bringing one in. I don’t know in the event that they’re in search of one other one.”
The 35-year-old grew up within the Celtic youth ranks, making his debut in 2003 and making 50 appearances earlier than leaving for Norwich Metropolis in 2006.
Marshall performed for Cardiff Metropolis and Hull Metropolis earlier than linking up with Wigan final summer season and he received’t be in need of choices forward of subsequent time period given his expertise.
Barkas is anticipated to be Lennon’s first-choice this time period, and it stays to be seen if Marshall fancies being a back-up goalie ought to Celtic supply him a deal.