And the news hasn’t gone down well with several Hoops supporters on social media.
The Glasgow Evening Times claimed on Monday that the 21-year-old has chosen to join the Potters after the Championship side had a £650,000 offer accepted.
@LewisLaird01 shared the update on Monday morning regarding Doughty.
This is what these Hoops fans had to say in response, with many not exactly thrilled at the club’s handling of their pursuit of the left-hand sided star.
Twitter: It’s beyond a joke! John McGinn, Benkovic (probably), Mark McKenzie. The list goes on. https://t.co/CxzqH5GiMx (@BurnsyBhoy6788)
Twitter: Another target missed out on Can’t wait until Celtic announce Gallagher, Kayal and Lustig in a few days https://t.co/TuHKNDPN0g (@Lennon1888_)
and that’s just a select few. what a shambles. https://t.co/1OfRlqRMyu (@LB67_)
Twitter: It’s been amateur hour at the club every hour this season https://t.co/iPJuaz8lHH (@Paddy7_)
Twitter: #LawwellOut https://t.co/Bfx9sbdm54 (@JidCFC)
Twitter: Shock horror that another promising player doesn’t fancy joining Neil Lennon’s Celtic. He’s made us tinpot https://t.co/DXSM7fmoeb (@Knoxy2000_)