Date: 10th September 2020 at 1:45pm
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Many Celtic have been discussing the latest news update involving Patrick Roberts that recently emerged on social media.

Simon Bajkowski, the Manchester City reporter for the Manchester Evening News, was recently talking to Teesside Live about Roberts’ future at the Etihad Stadium. The reporter said that Man City would be willing to listen to temporary or permanent offers from other clubs for Roberts and he isn’t ‘expected’ to be part of the club’s first-team plans in the upcoming season.

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Roberts has previously spent two loan stints at Parkhead. More recently, he was loaned out to Middlesbrough in January 2020

This update was relayed on Twitter and it caught the attention of many Celtic fans. They flocked to this update and made their opinions very clear about Roberts.

Would you like Patrick Roberts to return to Celtic?

Absolutely!

Absolutely!

No

No

Across his spells at Parkhead, Roberts made a total of 78 appearances in all competitions. He scored 18 goals and racked up 26 assists for the Hoops. Going by his numbers at other clubs, his time at Celtic certainly remains the most productive in his whole career to date.

Some other Celtic fans also talked about his current situation.

Some of these Celtic fans would like Roberts, who is valued at £2.52 million (as per Transfermarkt), to return to Parkhead, with one fan urging Man City to stop loaning him out and sell the player permanently.

As things stand, Mohamed Elyounoussi is Celtic’s only available out-and-out option on the left wing since Mikey Johnston is out injured. James Forrest happens to be the club’s only primary option for the right-midfield spot (as per Transfermarkt).

Roberts is versatile enough to play on the left and on the right and Celtic clearly need depth in those positions. Roberts can provide them with that depth and since he has been at Celtic before, he would know what it is like to play for the club. So a move for the 23-year-old might make sense for .