MIKEY JOHNSTON is poised to quit Celtic for the second time in two years.
The Republic of Ireland international winger, who spent last season on loan at Portuguese top-flight outfit Vitoria Guimaraes, is ready for another switch before Thursday’s transfer deadline.
Johnston looks to be heading for the English Championship with Norwich City now set to join West Brom in pursuit of the wide Bhoy, according to a report in the Daily Record.
JOY BHOY…Mikey Johnston celebrates one of his double in Celtic’s 3-0 win at Dundee on Boxing Day.
The 24-year-old raider, who has made only three starts in his 12 appearances in this campaign, is under contract at the champions until May 31 2026, but slipped further down the pecking order with the £3million arrival of Nicolas Kuhn from Rapid Vienna.
Brendan Rodgers’ squad is now top heavy with wingers and Johnston may find himself surplus to requirements.
As well as Kuhn, the Hoops gaffer has comeback Bhoy Liel Abada, Daizen Maeda, Luis Palma, Yang Hyun-jun and Marco Tilio looking for a place in his matchday squad.
Evergreen James Forrest is also a possibility although the Scotland international has been used sparingly by Rodgers.
Johnston scored a double in the 3-0 win over Dundee at Dens Park on Boxing Day – his first goals for the club in just over FOUR years.
They could also be his last for the Hoops in this campaign.