Date: 19th July 2010 at 2:53pm
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With the news that Blackpool are set to launch a second bid for Patrick McCourt, Celtic have offered the winger a new contract.

Newspaper reports suggested that ‘Pool are ste to launch a second bid for the 26 year old after their initial offer of £350,000 was rejected.

However, speaking to BBC Sport, Celtic manager Neil Lennon said that he wanted to keep McCourt at Celtic:

‘We have offered Paddy a two-year extension and the ball is in his court.

‘I’m aware there is interest, but we’d like to keep him.’

Missing out on McCourt for a second time would be a real blow for Ian Holloway; the Seasiders were set to sign the player on loan back in January before Celtic pulled the plug at the last minute.

 

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