Celtic bought Jeremie Frimpong to Bayer Leverkusen in January whereas Jonjoe Kenny has returned to Everton after a mortgage spell, so the Hoops are left with Anthony Ralston at right-back who made only one look final season.
Ange Postecoglou is trying to strengthen on this place and the Sheffield Star say Sheffield United’s George Baldock is on their radar. The 28-year-old was an everyday below Chris Wilder final season and Alex McLeish believes he’ll be an amazing acquisition for the Hoops.
He instructed Football Insider: “Celtic followers can be in search of the massive names. Ok, George has been a tried and examined Premier League participant for the final couple of years with Sheffield United and obtained promotion the yr earlier than.
“The Celtic fans will still be expecting really high levels of quality from George. If he’s fallen down the pecking order at Sheffield United, does he qualify for a starting place in the Celtic team? Ok, he may feel it’s a lower level than where he’s been playing at, and he’ll cope no bother at all. “The possibilities are that are true.”
Baldock joined United from MK Dons in 2017 and has gone on to make 139 appearances in all competitions, scoring 4 objectives with 10 assists. He helped the Blades earn a promotion to the Premier League in 2019 however might choose towards taking part in within the Championship once more.
The Sheffield Star don’t imagine Celtic will lodge an appropriate bid to signal Baldock, nevertheless, so it stays to be seen in the event that they’ll lure him to Scotland. The 28-year-old can be bought for the best worth, however that seems to be increased than the £5m-£8m Celtic are keen to supply.
United solely paid £300k to signal Baldock 4 years in the past and wish to promote him for £9m-£10m. And given Celtic’s determined want for a top quality right-back, they might cave to the Blades’ calls for.
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