Artist Geo Thomson may just have swing Patrick Robert’s decision to return to Celtic.
Thomson specialises is sports portraits and has been commissioned to produce artwork for the greats ranging from Henrik Larsson to Scott Brown and Kieran Tierney.
Roberts couldn’t fail to notice the amount of goodwill aimed at him through social media with Celtic fans waiting on the appearance of white smoke above Kerrydale Street.
Right, I've told wee Paddy he can have free paintings for life if he comes back. Balls in your court now mate! 🍀💚 pic.twitter.com/P8mVawD4Ux
— Geo Thomson Art (@geokoart) August 8, 2017
That's me just finished fixing some paintings in paddys new flat in Glasgow he's just moved into. (See how easy it is to make up bullshit) pic.twitter.com/8PQDxOXTuH
— Geo Thomson Art (@geokoart) August 7, 2017
Last season produced a wealth of memorable images but the picture that every fan wants to see is Roberts back at Celtic Park in whatever style of picture.
With daily contact to Tierney, Roberts will know exactly what is going on inside Celtic with Brendan Rodgers and Chris Davies going public with their desire to bring the striker back to Glasgow.
Whether it’s a permanent deal or another loan the signs are all there with Geo Thomson set to get to work on a new set of paintings featuring the young winger.