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Adam Idah quizzed on Celtic transfer return chances after talks with Norwich

Adam Idah admits he has no idea whether he will be playing his football at Celtic or Norwich next season.

The striker is wanted back at Parkhead after a fruitful loan spell which ended with him scoring a memorable winner in a Scottish Cup final win over Rangers. It came after key league goals against Motherwell, Hibs and Gers and the Republic of Ireland frontman certainly made his mark.

With no option to buy included in the loan deal, things were out of the Hoops' hands despite the fact they wanted to keep the 23-year-old. Brendan Rodgers admitted as much but the player was a lot more coy on the subject and remains that way having been quizzed while on international duty.

Football Scotland told you how the Canaries were set to play hardball as they are not ready to discuss a permanent deal having just changed managers. Idah is contracted until 2028 and is likely to be given a chance to impress new boss Johannes Hoff at pre-season training.

As it stands, that's what the player expects to happen but he wasn't ruling out a return to Celtic either.

Idah said: “Celtic is a massive club and built off the fans. Playing games like the Cup Final, and scoring the winner, I'm sure the fans will appreciate it and I appreciate them just as much.

“I'm still contracted to Norwich and have four years left there. I'm still going back to Norwich as it stands, I haven't really thought too much about it. I spoke briefly to Norwich about when I'm coming back. It's difficult at the start of the window as it's coming up to our summer holidays and we're on internationals right now.

“I've never been in this situation before and don't know much about how it works. We're on internationals right now and that is my main focus. Then I’ll get a holiday or two in and see what happens.”

Pressed further on whether he'd like to be back at Celts, he added: “Look, I'm still at Norwich and I have four years at Norwich. They are my parent club and I don't know what's going on.”