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Thursday Round-Up: Celtic Make Roberts Move?

Hearts v Celtic - Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership
Patrick Roberts - back at Celtic next season?
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THE BIG STORY: According to various media outlets, Celtic are attempting to bring Patrick Roberts back on loan next season, and are willing to pay Manchester City £500,000 to do so.

The stories only quote our old friend 'sources' so I'm not sure how much truth will be in them, I'm sure Celtic would love to have Roberts back next season but I think he will want to make a go of it with City next season, but as usual we'll just need to wait and see what happens.

OTHER NEWS: Brendan Rodgers revealed at his press conference ahead of tomorrow's visit to Aberdeen - we'll have a match preview up later today - that he hasn't yet ruled the injured Moussa Dembele out of the Scottish Cup Final, which takes place in sixteen days time. Think the best we can hope for is a place on the bench for Moussa, in all honesty.

ON THIS DAY: In 2008, Celtic went four points clear at the top of the league with a 2-0 win over Hibs at Celtic Park. Stephen McManus' header ten minutes before half-time put Celtic into the lead, and a Scott McDonald header three minutes from time sealed the points. Now all we had to do was wait for Rangers to drop points in their games in hand...