By Stephen Mcgowan for MailOnline
Published: 22:02 BST, 22 June 2018 | Updated: 22:02 BST, 22 June 2018
Celtic gave Stuart Armstrong the green light on Friday night to complete a £7million move to Southampton.
The Scotland international midfielder has been granted permission to speak to the English Premier League side following months of speculation over his future.
Crystal Palace and Brighton were also linked with a move for the 26-year-old.
Celtic have given Stuart Armstrong permission to talk to Southampton ahead of a move
Reluctant to invite a repeat of last summer, when Armstrong dragged his heels before finally committing until 2019, Celtic last night accepted an offer of £6million with a potential