As reported by footballtransfertavern.com
To Celtic fans, 21-year-old Patrick Roberts will always be a special little player. The youngster signed for the Hoops on-loan for both the 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons but this season has seen the Manchester City man opt to sign for Girona this season and he hasn’t started well. The winger is yet to start and has accumulated just 67 minutes over five substitute appearances in Spain.
We’re heading to Mid October and Patrick Roberts hasn’t started a match for Girona . He’s played a total of 67 minutes on the 5 occasions he’s come off the bench .No goals , no assists
Hard to see how this is better for his career than playing for Celtic
— Barcabhoy (@Barcabhoy1) October 11, 2018
This Celtic fan took notice of Roberts’ La Liga woes and has questioned how the move to Spain has been beneficial for his career. To be fair, he has got a point. At Celtic, young Roberts shone and became a fan favourite pretty quickly even though the fans knew he wouldn’t be sticking around when the season ended last year. Now, though, the Hoops are keen to see their club swoop to sign the youngster permanently in January.
In 78 appearances for Celtic over two seasons, Roberts managed to bag himself 18 goals and 26 assists and getting that return from a winger is something special. Most fans would take him back in a heartbeat and it would be no surprise to see Brendan Rodgers opt