Adam Idah Celtic transfer 'WILL' get done as bold prediction made

Kenny Miller reckons Adam Idah WILL be back at Celtic despite Norwich rejecting a first offer.

The striker is wanted back at Parkhead after impressing on loan from the Canaries last season. Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers has made no secret of that, both during his initial stay and then after his final game when he fired them to Scottish Cup success with a winner against Rangers in the final.

But Celts had no option to buy within the loan and so had to allow the 23-year-old to go back to his parent club this summer. New Norwich boss Johannes Hoff Thorup insisted he was ready to take a close look at Idah during pre-season before making a decision on his future.

It was reported today Celtic had made their approach for the player and Football Scotland exclusively revealed that first offer was for an initial £4million plus add-ons and had been REJECTED. We understand Norwich do NOT want to sell the player and Thorup is keen to work with him.

However, Miller reckons it's a deal that will eventually get done. He says it's no surprise Canaries after playing hardball over it but predicts the two clubs will meet in the middle.

Speaking on Clyde One Superscoreboard, he said: "When it gets to this stage, it's a negotiation. The club are going to ask for a high amount, the buying club are going to come in with a low offer and they'll eventually meet somewhere in the middle. I got the impression at the end of last season that Adam Idah had really enjoyed his time. He's got a league medal and a Scottish Cup winning goal to his name.

"I expected to be back in some capacity, it was just a case of how much money it would cost. Celtic if they want him badly enough are going to have to pay the money."

Addressing Thorup's comments, he went on: "With the managerial change I can understand the chat coming out of Norwich. But from the player's perspective, he wasn't getting a game for them in the Championship, so he'll still have those sorts of feelings towards what happened before he came to Celtic.

"That's the new manager's job, to get the most money for his players, the best value he can then reinvest. So it's no surprise to hear him talk like that about Adam Idah.

"But I've already said I think there will be an agreement reached, whether it's in the next few days, next few weeks or whatever, between Norwich and Celtic. Whether it's the £6m or £8m, there will be a meeting, an agreement and Adam Idah will be back at Celtic, I'm sure."