Celtic podcaster Brian Degning has recently given his views about the club’s youngster Ewan Henderson and his future at the club.
Henderson is a product of the Celtic youth academy and he had spent a part of the previous season on loan at Dunfermline Athletic. In the summer of 2019, the midfielder was loaned out to Ross County and happens to be the younger brother of ex-Celtic man Liam Henderson (as per Transfermarkt).
Degning talked about Henderson and his future at Parkhead when he appeared on the latest episode of the ‘A Celtic State of Mind’ podcast. The podcaster compared Henderson to Ryan Christie and Mikey Johnston, saying he doesn’t believe that the 21-year-old has a future at Celtic anymore.
Does Henderson have a future at Celtic?
He said: “He’s almost like a Mikey Johnston figure, for me. There’s a good player there, but I just don’t know if he’s a Celtic player. I was a big fan of his brother, Liam – and I think Ewan Henderson is a good footballer, I’m just not sure what his position is.
“He’s almost like a lesser Christie, in that he’s not quite a right-winger, he’s not quite a No 10, no one would play him up front and he can’t play deep.
“I think in a different team, he’ll do very, very well for himself. I just don’t think he’s a Celtic player.”
TIF Thoughts on Henderson’s future…
Henderson had played eight times in the Championship last season and he directly contributed to four goals for Dunfermline, which isn’t a bad tally at all. He did play twice in the Premiership for Celtic too and has also played for Ross County in the top flight in the past.
His time in the Scottish Championship might suggest that he can play at that level. He’s now 21 and that suggests that he isn’t an upcoming youngster anymore and he may not have too much time to break into the Celtic first team, so Degning’s opinion seems valid.