Celtic youngster James Forrest not thinking about Tottenham interest

Forrest made his return from injury to score in the 2-0 win over St Mirren at the weekend, and his focus remains on securing the Scottish Premier League title for the Hoops.
Celtic youngster James Forrest says he is not struggling to deal with the interest being shown in him by Tottenham and is happy at with the SPL club.

And the 20-year-old winger, who has been watched on a number of occasions by Spurs scouts this season, says he is fully committed to achieving success in Scotland with Celtic.

"It is obviously good to hear, but it doesn't bother me," Forrest told BBC Scotland, with regards to his name being linked with clubs south of the border.

"The main thing is I want to keep playing well with Celtic.

"I am not thinking about it. We've still got the second half of the season to go with Celtic.

"It is still early doors right now and all we need to do is hopefully keep our good run going and keep winning games.

"As long as I'm doing well and the team's doing well, I am happy."

Spurs manager Redknapp had reiterated his admiration for Forrest following his side's 3-2 defeat by Manchester City, but also admitted he wasn't in the market for the youngster at this time.

"He's a good player," said Redknapp. "He's a player we have watched, but he belongs to Celtic

"We've not made any bids. If we did, I'd speak to Neil Lennon."