Report: Celtic scouts watched Max Power yesterday

Celtic appear to be stepping up their interest in Tranmere Rovers midfielder Max Power.

Celtic scouts were in attendance for Tranmere Rovers' match against Northampton Town yesterday taking a look at Max Power, according to the Daily Mail.

The central midfielder's performances this season have impressed the Scottish champions so much that they are contemplating a January move.

Power's contract at Prenton Park expires in the summer and it is thought that he could be available at a cut price in the new year because his current club don't want to risk losing him on a free transfer. 

The 21-year-old has scored nine goals in 30 appearances for Tranmere this season and he is considered to be ready to make a step up to a higher level.

A move to Celtic would certainly represent this and the scouts would likely have reported back positively from Tranmere's weekend match. 

Rovers beat Northampton 2-1, with Power playing a vital a key role in their success. Dynamic and determined, the midfielder was at the heart of everything good Micky Adams's side did and he will have been pleased with his personal contribution.

Celtic are said to be on the look-out for a young attacking midfielder with Kris Commons seemingly heading towards the exit door, and Power could be the man to fill that void for the Scottish side. 

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