Celtic news: Hoops January signing set for Scotland debut

By support

14th May, 2018 | 10:27am

Celtic player set for first international call-up - Sky Sports

Celtic’s January signing from St Mirren, Lewis Morgan is set to make his Scotland debut in the upcoming national team tour of South America, according to a report.

Sky Sports is reporting that Morgan, who spent the rest of the season on-loan at his parent club St Mirren, and helped them win promotion to the Scottish Premiership, has been selected by national team boss Alex McLeish for the games against Mexico and Peru.

The matches take place on May 29th and June 2nd, and it will be interesting to see if any other Hoops players are selected for the squad, bearing in mind that the Bhoys will be back in competitive action in July to start their Champions League qualification process.

Football Insider verdict

Brendan Rodgers will be ok with Morgan making the trip to South America, as it will get the player plenty of experience before he begins his career with the Hoops next season, although you have to take into account that Morgan won’t get much of a break in the summer, so don’t expect miracles from him at the start of the season. However, if the likes of Leigh Griffiths, James Forrest, Callum McGregor or Kieran Tierney are selected for the tour then Hoops fans will be livid, as those players are certain to feature in the Champions League qualifiers, and they need a break in the summer before the Hoops return to pre-season training. It will be interesting to see if Rodgers and McLeish have came to some kind of arrangement which keeps the Hoops players out of the tour, only time will tell but Hoops fans would be delighted if that was the case.

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