Report: Celtic target Ikechi Anya available for £4m, no Watford contract planned

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Watford star Ikechi Anya is wanted in a summer transfer by Celtic.

As per a report in the Evening Times, Watford have no plans to offer Anya a new contract, and will be willing to sell him should any club match their £4 million valuation.

It was reported by the Daily Mail earlier this week that the Bhoys were renewing their interest in Anya, having been tracking his services all season, and head coach Ronny Deila could be lining up a move for him in the coming weeks.

The Scottish winger finds his future in doubt right now, following the appointment of Quique Sanchez Flores at Vicarage Road. The Pozzo family want to ensure that the Hornets secure Premier League survival at the earliest opportunity, and this may result in major changes to the Premier League squad.

With a selection of the players who won promotion potentially being shipped out of the club, it is claimed that Watford have no plans to offer Anya a contract as of yet.

He has just one year remaining on his deal, and thee 27-year-old winger will be allowed to leave Hertfordshire if Celtic match the Hornets’ £4 million asking price.

The Bhoys want to bring Anya to Parkhead having been consistently impressed by his performances for Scotland, as well as his low wage demands, which will easily fit into the financial structure of the club.

There are no indications as to whether the Scottish champions will part with such a large fee for a player with only one year left on his contract, but Celtic are clearly big fans of Anya, and Watford would be securing a great deal if they sell him for the full £4 million asking price.

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