Latest transfer rumour suggests Lukasz Zaluska could leave Celtic in July

Celtic's reported pursuit of Scott Bain is bad news for Lukasz Zaluska.

According to The Scotsman, Celtic are interested in a deal to sign Dundee goalkeeper Scott Bain at the end of the season.

Bain, 23, is formerly of Aberdeen and Alloa Athletic, and only joined Dundee last summer - but his impressive displays this season have reportedly attracted Celtic's attention.

Manager Ronny Deila may be looking for an understood and eventual long-term successor to 32-year-old stopper Craig Gordon, and Bain would certainly fit that bill.

Yet any pursuit for Bain this summer would surely spell the end of the road at Celtic for experienced goalkeeper Lukasz Zaluska.

Zaluska, 32, joined Celtic from Dundee United in 2009, penning a pre-contract agreement with the club so he could join on a free transfer.

Zaluska was highly-rated at Dundee United, and came to Celtic Park looking to emulate his Polish compatriot Artur Boruc, who became a fan favourite at Celtic.

Yet with Fraser Forster last season and now Gordon in front of him in the pecking order, Zaluska has featured in just six games in the last two seasons, becoming something of a forgotten man in Glasgow.

With Deila looking to bring in a younger goalkeeper to eventually succeed Gordon, Zaluska's chances of earning a new contract to stay beyond this season look slim right now.

Out-of-contract in July, Zaluska's future is up in the air - but any pursuit of Bain would surely suggest that Celtic are ready to let Zaluska leave on a free transfer in the summer as he searches for first-team football.

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