Celtic prepared to compete with Rangers for Bordeaux striker Josh Maja: report


Celtic are prepared to compete with arch-rivals Rangers as they look for to land the signature of Josh Maja from Bordeaux this summer, Football Expert reports.

The Hoops have actually taken pleasure in another strong campaign in the Scottish top-flight and they are currently 13 points ahead of second- put Rangers at the top of the table.

Part of their success has actually been due to the existence of Odsonne Edouard upfront, who has actually signed up 27 goals and 19 assists throughout all competitions, with 21 goals and 12 assists being available in the Premiership.

The Frenchman has actually been linked with a possible move to the Premier League this summer with the likes of Everton and Arsenal interested and the Hoops appear to be taking a look at a prospective replacement.

According to Football Expert, the Scottish champions have actually restored their pursuit of Maja, having formerly failed to sign him from Sunderland during the 2019 winter season transfer window.

Back then, the 21- year-old remained in remarkable form for the Black Cats with 16 goals from 24 league appearances which contributed to the prominent move to the French Ligue 1 with Bordeaux.

The Nigeria international has actually given that bagged simply 9 goals from 33 trips for Les Girondins however he has actually been limited to just 11 begins for the club throughout all competitions.

Neil Lennon’s side are comprehended to prioritise a new contract for Edouard this summer however they might be lured to sanction his departure, ought to any interested club satisfy their asking rate.

On the other hand, Maja might be bought from Les Girondins for a reasonably less expensive amount, considering he has yet to develop himself as a routine with the French outfit.

On The Other Hand, Rangers have actually likewise been credited with an interest in the London-born ace as they deal with the possibility of losing their key goalscorer in Alfredo Morelos during the next transfer window.

Eventually, it might come to the playing time and which of the 2 clubs is prepared to assurance Maja a routine run of starts in the Premiership next term.

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