CELTIC stand-in keeper Lukasz Zaluska has admitted he wants to extend his six-year stay at the club.

The Polish star sent a timely reminder to boss Rony Deila with a Man-of-the-Match performance in the goalless draw against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Friday.

Zaluska, who was making a rare first team appearance in place of Craig Gordon, is out of contract next month and revealed he is in the dark about his future.

The 32-year-old, signed on a Bosman deal from Dundee United in 2009, said:”Of course, it would be good to remain here.

“Maybe we’ll speak next week and see what is happening. At the moment, though, nobody knows what’s going to be next season.”

Zaluska, who has been understudy to Artur Boruc, Fraser Forster and comeback man Gordon during his Hoops career, made only his fifth top team outing against Saints.

However, he made a series of breathtaking saves to deny Tommy Wright’s outfit and said: “Every time I get a chance to play I enjoy every single minute of it.

“I made some saves and I think my favourite was the double save in the first-half. That came at an important time in the game.”

Deila has been linked with several shotstoppers in recent weeks, including the Republic of Ireland’s Darren Randolph who has yet to agree new terms with Birmingham City.

If Zaluska ends his association with the SPFL champions, Celtic will be left with only inexperienced Italian Leo Fasan, 21, as back-up to Gordon.

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