Celtic fans have lost their minds on Twitter after Dundee goalkeeper Scott Bain revealed that he wants to sign a permanent deal at Parkhead.
The 26-year-old has confirmed that he wants to wrap up a free transfer to the Bhoys as soon as possible after enjoying his first two appearances for them since moving to Glasgow on loan in January.
“I’d love to stay here and if I continue to play well then it stands me in good stead. Rather to get it done sooner than later but it’s not a priority right now, it’s just a priority to play well and do well for this club,” he said, as quoted by Celtic’s official Twitter account on Thursday.
🗣️ SB: "I’d love to stay here and if I continue to play well then it stands me in good stead. Rather to get it done sooner than later but it’s not a priority right now, it’s just a priority to play well and do well for this club."
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— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) March 29, 2018
Bain made an impressive save to deny Alfredo Morelos in a 3-2 win over Rangers at Ibrox while also keeping a clean sheet against Motherwell in his last outing.
While Craig Gordon recovers from injury, Bain is now pretty much expected to remain in Brendan Rodgers’ starting line-up with Dorus de Vries dropping down the pecking order due to his poor form.
Celtic fans are delighted with the news that Bain is willing to sign a deal at Parkhead with him approaching the end of his contract at Dundee.
One supporter claimed that the Hoops must “sign him up” after his transfer revelation.
Here is a selection of their tweets:
You are only 26, keepers normaly peak approaching thier 30's. I for one thought you were magnificent in the old firm game. Performances like that should see you feature between the two sticks as a permanent situation to be in. HH
— Michael Stewart (@Aristolle) March 29, 2018
Get him signed
— I Wanna be Edouard 🍀🍋 (@WHK1888) March 29, 2018
Sign him up..Good age and loads of improvement in him.👍🏻🍀
— Wolfman Glasgow (@wolfman_glasgow) March 29, 2018
I'd give Scott Bain a contract, always thought he was a decent keeper and he handled the sevco game very well, But as always, in Brendan we trust. HH pic.twitter.com/KD74FD3o8p
— Celtic Gossip (@CelticGossip) March 29, 2018
Best keeper iv seen with ball at his feet since the holy goalie, absolutely should be given a contact and also the no1 jersey with young hazard promoted as no2 🍀✌
— Sean Mclaughlin (@seanmac76) March 29, 2018
Totally agree, he wants a contract, us fans like him and Brendan does. Perfect fit! @ScottBain_
— Thomas Bowman (@Thommybhoy21) March 29, 2018
Bain has made 20 appearances in all competitions this season for both Dundee and Celtic.
The former Aberdeen and Alloa shot-stopper was briefly sent on loan to Hibernian but before he could make an appearance for the Edinburgh club he was part of a triple loan swap which saw him move to Parkhead, Scott Allan to Hibs and Simon Murray to Dundee.