Report: Celtic keen to sign winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh

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Celtic are scouting Alireza Jahanbakhsh of Dutch club NEC.

Celtic are continuing to show interest in Alireza Jahanbakhsh, which was first reported earlier this year.

Dutch outlet omroepgelderland reported yesterday that Celtic have had scouts in Holland watching the NEC winger, who has enjoyed a terrific season.

The Scotsman had previously written about their interest in the Iranian international in late March.

Jahanbakhsh has had an outstanding 2014/15. He has scored a total of 13 goals for the club and provided 18 assists, with 12 goals and 17 assists coming in the league.

Intriguingly he has only one year remaining on his current deal, which tips the chances of a move in Celtic's favour.

Omroepgelderland report that NEC want to keep him, and would like him to commit to a new contract. There is also interest from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar, and Belgian's Anderlecht.

The attacker is just 21-years-old and rightly considered an excellent prospect. He played at the World Cup last year for Iran and has 14 international caps.

Here is a look at Jahanbaksh in action...

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