Celtic, Derby and Serie A clubs chase 31 goals in 38 games striker

Celtic and Derby County have reportedly been watching Halifax Town striker Lee Gregory, along with the likes of Serie A duo Chievo and Catania.

Lee Gregory, a part-time electrician, has been in the best form of his life this season, scoring an incredible 31 goals in 38 games. 

The 25-year-old has stunned Shayman supporters with not only his goal-rate but his loyalty by staying at the club despite intense speculation in the January window. Both Bradford City and Crawley Town were rumoured to have bid for the player, who took a day off working as an electrician so he could realise his dream and become a professional footballer, but no move materialised. 

The well-built striker didn't let his head drop and carried on scoring goals at an astonishing rate. In fact, he has scored 13 goals in 15 games since the transfer window closed which speaks volumes for his character. 

In fresh reports, the Daily Mail have reported that Premier League Cardiff City, Championship play-off competitors Derby County and Wigan Athletic, Serie A duo Chievo and Catania and Scottish Premier League champions Celtic are all watching the striker with view to a summer bid. 

The same report indicates that the instinctive striker could be available for as little as £200,000 which, if he carries his form on, could turn out to be the signing of the summer. 

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