WEST Bromwich Albion star James McClean has underlined that he 'would give anything' to play for Celtic

The Republic of Ireland internationalist is a lifelong supporter of the Parkhead club and witnessed their famous Champions League win over Barcelona in 2012. 

McClean arrived at the Hawthorns from Wigan in 2015 and has made almost 150 appearances in the Premier League, but admits that being in Celtic Park that night made him desperate to pull on a Hoops shirt during his career.

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“It was beyond words really, although I missed the second goal," he said to the Celtic View. 

“I was trying to get back down to Sunderland for training next morning and soon as I left the ground, I heard the place erupt.

“I remember saying to my wife, while I have always wanted to play for Celtic, I wanted to do it even more so that night.

“I’m a Premier League footballer and leaving the ground that night, I was thinking I would give anything to play for Celtic.”