Celtic have thrown out a mortgage strategy from Stoke Metropolis for Lewis Morgan. The struggling Championship facet have been eager to take the Scotland worldwide to the Potteries for the second half of the season. Stoke boss Michael O’Neill is eager so as to add extra creativity to his facet within the window and had included Morgan as one in every of his major targets. MailSport understands that Stoke requested the query about Morgan’s availability however director of soccer Nicky Hammond has made it clear that the Hoops aren’t concerned about loaning him out.
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The 23-year-old has beforehand had mortgage spells at League One Sunderland and former membership St Mirren. Morgan can also be eager to nail down a high staff place at Celtic below Neil Lennon slightly than going out on mortgage once more. Learn Extra
The gifted vast man has come again into the staff in latest weeks and scored within the Europa League in opposition to Rennes and likewise began in final week’s Betfred Cup last win. Morgan moved to Celtic from St Mirren in January final yr however has struggled to get an everyday run. Scotland is clearly a market that Stoke boss O’Neill is as he’s additionally concerned about Aberdeen’s Sam Cosgrove and Ross County striker Ross Stewart.