Liverpool defender Andy Robertson has admitted he “always dreamed” of playing for Celtic in his prime, but insists his ambition is to retire at Anfield.
The Scottish captain is a childhood Hoops fan and spent time in the club’s youth system before signing for Queen’s Park in Glasgow.
He quickly rose to the top, passing through Dundee United and Hull City before joining the Reds in 2017, where he won the Champions League and Premier League, among other honours.
Now 28, Robertson was asked about a possible move from Celtic Park in the future.
“Every time I watch Celtic I think about it. When you watch them and you see a crowded Celtic Park, as a fan you always have that dream,” he told the Currie Club podcast. (opens in a new tab)
“Ideally want to finish my career here at Liverpool. If I can stay at the top of my game, at the top of the tree of my entire career, that’s the path I want to take.
The left-back has a contract at Anfield until 2026 and remains a key cog in Jurgen Klopp’s squad, making seven appearances so far this season.
Robertson said he had no intention of viewing a move to the Bhoys as something to look forward to in the twilight years of his playing career – as it could upset his family.
“When I look at Celtic and when I was growing up I thought I wanted to give them my best years,” he said.
“When I was at Queen’s Park I dreamed of continuing to play with Celtic and I always dreamed of giving my best years to Celtic.
“I don’t want to go there as a 34 or 35 year old guy that my uncles start hating me because I can’t move!
“Time will tell. I don’t look too far ahead and I don’t often look back. There will be a time for that.
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