It seems like a long running saga now but in reality it has been anything but.
The links between Celtic and Martin Odegaard belong in fiction and have become a source of irritation for Celtic boss Ronny Deila as he tries to go about his business
When asked if Martin was in his plans or if he had made enquiries about his former protégé Ronny was quick to cut them off.
“That is something that has been made up by the media.” said the Norwegian.
The double winning manager was then asked whether taking Odegaard to Celtic was unrealistic, replying:
“Yes, it’s certainly not something we have thought about.