Liverpool defender Andy Robertson has suggested that he could see himself one day joining Celtic.
Speaking on BT Sport’s Currie Club podcast, Robertson said that he still has a ‘dream’ of playing for the Scottish giants.
“Every time I watch Celtic, I consider it,” said the Liverpool left-back. “When you watch them and see a packed Celtic Park, as a fan you always have that dream.”
It should be said that Robertson did also firmly state that he wants to end his career with Liverpool. But should that not pan out, there’s little doubt about where he’d love to play instead.
“Ideally, I want to finish my career here at Liverpool. If I can stay at the top of my game at the top of the tree my whole career, that’s the route I want to go down,” said the 28-year-old. “But also, when I look at Celtic and when I was growing up, I was thinking I wanted to give them my best years.”
“When I was at Queen’s Park I had a dream of still playing with Celtic and always dreamed of giving my best years to the club. And now I don’t want to go as a 34 or 35-year-old guy that my uncles start hating on me because I can’t move any more! Time will tell. I’m very much a person who lives in the moment. I don’t look too far ahead and I don’t often look back. There will at a time for that.”
More still to come from Robertson at Liverpool
Robertson love for Celtic is no secret. It also says much about his standing at Liverpool that this open flirtation is unlikely to cause any angst amongst supporters.
In all likelihood, the proud Scot will join his former team during the coming years.
The defender was let go from Celtic’s academy as a teenager and obviously feels there’s unfinished business for him in his hometown of Glasgow.
As a Liverpool player, he has given absolutely everything to the cause. Few would have predicted his rise upon his signing from Hull City, but he’s been one of Liverpool’s best players under Jurgen Klopp.
As a result, no one would begrudge him his dream move when the time is right.
According to some supporters, that time may be coming. There has been a feeling that Robertson has been run into the ground and is no longer the threat he once was.
With Kostas Tsimikas pushing hard to take his spot, some fans would like to see the Greek take over as first choice.
But Robbo still has so much to give. Still only twenty-eight, he’s far from done yet. His current deal runs until 2026, perhaps then will be the time for the Scotland captain to make his way back home.