Date: 10th April 2017 at 8:56pm
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It does sound ideal but the loan market is littered with pitfalls as players and clubs try to find solutions to the elusive game time question.

Getting off somewhere different, a fresh start in new surroundings sounds ideal until the complications, problems and politics kick in.

Currently there are a number of Celtic players out on loan who are managing to fall even further out of favour as the short term fix rebounds on them.

Most players that come in on loan from Celtic arrive with high expectations, a manager or chief executive has put their neck on the line to bring someone in that will make a difference.

In this situation most players arrive short of match fitness with morale and confidence also needing a boost- rarely does the loan club have the time or resources to provide those services.

If it doesn’t happen quickly for a player they can suddenly find themselves out the picture at another club, with the clock ticking down on the loan deal there is little prospect of a second chance with the player returned in a worse position that they departed in