Mohamed Elyounoussi “proud” to spend another year with Celtic

    The Norway international will spend another season on loan with the Hoops.

    Mohamed Elyounoussi declared the love revealed to him by Celtic fans made it hard to leave Glasgow.

    The Southampton winger has actually signed another season-long loan with the Scottish champions.

    The 25-year- old hit 7 goals throughout 20 appearances last term in a campaign impacted by a foot injury and after that cut short by the coronavirus pandemic.

    Reports in Norway recently declared he had an option in between going on loan to Celtic or Real Betis next season and the broad man has actually decided to remain in Scotland.

    “I got a lot of positive messages from the fans. That made the choice even easier.”

    Full unique @CelticTV interview with @Moielyo as #MoiStays! 2 7


    — Celtic Football Club (from) (@CelticFC) June 30, 2020

    The Norway international, who cost Southampton ₤16 million from Basel in the summer of 2018, informed Celtic TELEVISION: “It’s a happy minute for myself and myfamily We’re very pleased in Glasgow. I enjoyed my first year here. I enjoy working with the coaching personnel, the medical team and undoubtedly the players, everybody at the club, so it was a simple option truly.

    ” I have to confess given that the league stopped, I got a great deal of favorable messages fromfans They revealed to me what they considered me, and for me to take another year, and I have to state, that made the option even simpler.

    ” It’s hard to state no when you get numerous messages and feedback– love– from the fans, and undoubtedly I will attempt to provide something back.

    “The fans, of course, are one of the reasons why I’m staying here another year.”

    He’s not done.

    ⚪ #MoiStays

    — Celtic Football Club (from) (@CelticFC) June 30, 2020

    Elyounoussi thinks the Celtic fans have yet to see the very best of him.

    “I think I can do more than what I did last season,” he stated. “Clearly, the injury too stopped whatever for me, so I will attempt to provide even more from myself this year.

    “In the end, I just want to talk with my feet. But I was getting there when the injury stopped everything.”

    Elyounoussi’s dedication is a major increase for manager Neil Lennon ahead of the club’s mission for a record 10 th successive title.

    Elyounoussi commemorates a goal in the Betfred Cup semi-final against Hibernian (PA)

    “It’s maybe one of the biggest seasons in the history of Celtic, so no pressure,” Elyounoussi joked.

    ” However we’re looking forward to it. We have actually been working truly hard and I make sure all the other teams in the league have actually been striving to attempt to stop us.

    “But we’re going to give everything. I hope that we can play the games with our fans as soon as possible, because with their help, hopefully we can achieve something great.”

    Lennon just recently declared it was not impractical that both Elyounoussi and Southampton team- mate Fraser Forster might be back at Parkhead next season.

    Celtic have actually been linked with Joe Hart (PA)

    Forster impressed throughout his season-long loan with Celtic however the goalkeeper has actually 2 years left on his Saints offer.

    Celtic have actually likewise been linked with possible relocations for Wigan goalkeeper Davie Marshall and Joe Hart, who has actually left Burnley. The 33-year- old just made 3 appearances for the Clarets this season, all in the FA Cup.

    Scott Bain is the only skilled goalkeeper on Celtic’s books following the departure of Craig Gordon to Hearts.

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