Three of the players involved in Celtic’s Europa League win over Real Betis are likely to move on this month.
For Osaze Urhoghide and Liam Shaw it will be loan deals but for Ewan Henderson the end of the road has been confirmed. That news will hardly surprise the talented midfielder who has been for emergency use only under the last two managers.
The Sheffield Wednesday duo were dropped in at the deep end with their first competitive outings in six months when they started against Betis with both putting in impressive performances.
Shaw did get a 10 min run out against St Mirren last month but with further new faces coming in it is clear that game time will be very scarce at Celtic with other options to be considered.
The Sun reports:
ANGE POSTECOGLOU is actively considering potential moves out of Celtic for fringe players like Osaze Urhoghide, Liam Shaw and Ewan Henderson.
Defender Urhoghide, 21, and midfielder Shaw, 20, both arrived from Sheffield Wednesday last summer for modest six-figure cross-border fees following the end of their contracts.
Each were given four-year deals but have struggled to make the breakthrough under Postecoglou who signed Urhoghide while Shaw originally committed to Celtic for his predecessor Neil Lennon.
The duo had to wait until the Europa League win over Real Betis on December 9 for their debuts while Shaw then made a sub appearance in the pre-Christmas 0-0 draw against St Mirren.
There is loan interest in the pair with Postecoglou weighing up offers for both and he will also gauge their feelings before making final decisions. Midfielder Henderson, meanwhile, has been told he can go with his contract up in the summer.
Urhoghide and Shaw could probably expect to be regulars at most SPFL Premiership sides but there are likely to be English Championship and League One clubs prepared to pay a higher percentage of their wages.