Calvin Miller has signed a new contract at Celtic but will immediately look to head out on loan to get first-team action.
The club announced on Tuesday that the player had signed a new year one-year extension to his current deal at the club, meaning he will remain at Celtic Park until at least 2020.
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However, it’s a contract that’s been signed with a view to the player gaining first-team experience out on loan.
The left-back confirmed to the club’s official website that this is exactly what he wants in order to progress his Celtic career.
I’m absolutely buzzing. Now I just want to go out and play regular first-team football to hopefully get more game-time and show the manager I’m ready for next year.
The manager is obviously confident in me. He sees me long-term at the club and wants me to develop and that’s why he wants me to go out on loan.
I feel like I need that myself. I need to be playing regularly as I need game-time and fitness and I’m sure as soon as I do that, I will become a better player.
The 20-year-old made four starts for the Hoops last season but has failed to prove he could be the reliable back-up to Kieran Tierney that Brendan Rodgers needs, with the club recently bringing Emilio Izaguirre back to the Glasgow.
Clearly though the manager sees potential in Miller and hopefully a temporary move away will be the making of him.
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