Former Celtic star Tony Watt opens up on trial with Rangers

Tony Watt has revealed that he could've signed for Rangers before moving to Celtic as a youngster.

Tony Watt in action for St Johnstone against Rangers earlier this season.

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The coach at the time didn't like the look of the striker, so he cut the trial short after just one day.

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He would later sign for Celtic and go on to score one of the most memorable goals in the club's recent history, the winner against Barcelona in a famous Champions League victory.

Tony Watt in action for St Johnstone against Rangers earlier this season.

He said about his trial with Rangers: "I went for one day but it didn’t work out. The head of youth liked me but the coach didn’t so it didn’t feel right.

"I don’t think it was because I was a Celtic supporter but I didn’t get the impression it was going to be for me.

"I was as Airdrie at the time and they’d let players go on trial to get moves. I also went to Liverpool for a few days."

Watt has recently been linked with a move to CSKA Sofia after leaving St Johnstone.