They’re in rude health both on and off the park these days and now Celtic are looking to cast their financial net even further.

The Scottish champions have made an approach to buy an ownership stake in Australian side Central Coast Mariners.

Representatives from the Parkhead outfit have held talks with Mariners as the Hoops look to gain a foothold in the emerging Australian market.

Aussie star Tom Rogic competes with Honduras defender Maynor Figueroa

Celtic’s Tom Rogic shoots on goal

The Hoops snapped up Tom Rogic from the A-League side four years ago and now reports indicate they are looking to make a splash Down Under.

On the latest Record Celtic podcast, Darren Cooney is joined by top Australian sports journalist Francis Leach to discuss the ins-and-outs of any potential deal.

Rogic has been a success in Glasgow and it seems Celtic want to further their ties in the southern hemisphere with a potentially money-spinning investment.

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