Almost as soon as Jack Ross was appointed as the new Hibs manager people were putting two and two together to suggest a January loan move for Lewis Morgan.
In January 2017 Jack sold the winger from St Mirren to Celtic with a loan back part of the deal, 12 months later Morgan was off to Sunderland for another loan spell with his Paisley mentor.
Despite being in the last two Scotland squads the 23-year-old has only started one SPFL fixture this season with two appearances coming off the bench.
Kris Ajer and Ryan Christie have demonstrated that a loan spell in Scotland can provide the platform to make the breakthrough at Celtic with Morgan facing competition from half a dozen others for a place on the wing at Celtic.
Asked about the prospect of another reunion with the new Hibs boss, Morgan told the Daily Record:
I know people have mentioned it but he hasn’t! I just texted him to wish him well. He replied but that was it, I am just concentrating on working hard at Celtic.
I know I haven’t played as much so I was delighted to get called up by the gaffer for the Scotland squad and it’s about trying to impress in training. I just want to keep trying to improve at club and Scotland level.
It’s been brilliant at Celtic and the boys have been playing brilliantly. Obviously it’s frustrating, no player is happy when they are not playing but all I can do is work hard and try to impress the manager and be ready for when I get the chance to prove myself.
Morgan was an unused substitute in Celtic’s 2-1 win away to Lazio and played the last five minutes of the 2-0 win over Motherwell before the international break.