STUART ARMSTRONG is poised to become the latest Celtic player to be offered a new long-term deal by the Champions.
Brendan Rodgers is determined to get the impressive the 24-year-old midfielder on an extended contract.
The Hoops will soon open talks with Armstrong, who moved to Parkhead along with Gary Mackay-Steven from Dundee United in a £2million double deal two years ago.
The player is expected to sign on the dotted line to pledge his future to the club.
Talks have also taken place with Swedish defender Mikael Lustig, who is out of contract in the summer.
Goalkeeper Craig Gordon, who celebrated his 34th birthday in the 2-1 win at Ibrox on Hogmanay, will also be offered a new deal.
Rodgers also persuaded James Forrest to extend his contract in the summer as he put his Celtic jigsaw together with Australian international Tom Rogic following the same route and signing up for the Rodgers years at Celtic.
Armstrong, tipped for a World Cup call-up by Scotland boss Gordon Strachan, has been a revelation for the champions since the start of the season.
He has scored six goals in his last 12 games and set up the winner for Scott Sinclair in Govan on Saturday.
Armstrong scored on his debut against Partick Thistle in February 2014, as did Mackay-Steven. He also netted against Inter Milan in the Europa League, his first experience of European football.
Despite his excellent start, he became a bit-part player under Ronny Deila who insisted on playing him in a wide position.
Rodgers, however, told the player his best position was central midfield and Armstrong has gone from strength to strength as Celtic zero in on a domestic treble and have their sights set on 6 in a row.
Now he will be rewarded with a bumper new deal which will see him have a great chance of being around as Celtic go for the historic 10 in a row.