The likes of Celtic and teams abroad were after his signature – but Jim Goodwin believes a new contract for St Mirren starlet Dylan Reid shows Paisley ambition.

Buddies manager Goodwin said prior to the international break that Celtic and Rangers, plus teams in England and Germany, would ‘love to have’ the youngster. Reid became the youngest-ever Scottish Premiership player on his debut at Ibrox last month.

Goodwin's youngster was attracting interest from the likes of Celtic and Rangers.

Goodwin’s youngster was attracting interest from the likes of Celtic and Rangers. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

While there was big-name interest from your Celtic and Rangers’ of the world, Goodwin says Reid’s St Mirren commitment until 2023 is a real positive: “It’s brilliant. Dylan Reid is one we are really excited about.

“We are looking forward to seeing the development in him. He has been in the first-team training for a couple of months now and he has made his debut against Rangers. He’s a real success story of the season.

 

“There have been quite a few success stories in our season but Dylan’s debut is one of the biggest. There’s plenty of good things happening off the park.”

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