Celtic couldn’t hold on to academy graduate Kieran Tierney any longer following Arsenal lastly tabled £25 million for his signature final week.
The left-back may well not be the only star leaving Parkhead this summer time, even though, as Russian giants Zenit St Petersburg are keen on winger James Forrest.
The Scottish Sun claims they are ready to spend Celtic £12millon in order to get him and will offer you him a whopping £70,000-a-week wages.
The 28-year-old emerged as the Player of the Year final term, and in spite of nonetheless possessing 3 years remaining on his existing contract, the Scottish giants are seeking to hand him a new extended-term deal.
Celtic will not be in a position to match the wages Zenit are reportedly providing, even though, and when that could tempt Forrest, skipper Scott Brown believes he will not be keen on leaving this summer time or anytime quickly.
“Jamesy deserves men and women seeking at him, deserves men and women placing in bids for him. He is in a excellent spot for us at the moment. But our most important concentrate is attempting to get into the Champions League and have a great season and that is Jamesy’s concentrate also,” he told The Scottish Sun.
“Don’t get me incorrect, it is excellent that men and women are seeking at our players and prepared to place in that sort of dollars.
“But as it stands just now Jamesy is a Celtic player. I am certain we will see a lot of bids coming in for him, Mikey Johnston and Ryan Christie also as they are major-high quality players.”
Brown also reckons each Mikey Johnston and Ryan Christie are unquestionably going to attract lots transfer bids, and it will be intriguing to see if Celtic can hold on to the trio and other major stars going forward.
European clubs will generally table large delivers to each the Hoops and wanted players, and they could be tempting to knock back.