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Michiel Kramer 'driven crazy' by transfer links as Celtic watch him again, says ADO managing director

The Dutch striker has been linked with a move to Celtic this week and is getting fed up of transfer speculation.

Transfer speculation over the future of Celtic-linked Dutch striker Michiel Kramer is driving the player mad, according to the managing director at his current club ADO Den Haag.

Celtic scouts were in attendance again last night to watch Kramer in action against Spanish side RCD Mallorca.

ADO won the game thanks to a goal from Swansea City loanee Kenji Gorre, but Celtic’s representatives had eyes for Kramer only.

But the transfer speculation over Kramer, who is also being courted by Feyenoord, is getting to the player – claims ADO MD Jan Willem Wigt.

He has told Algemeen Dagblad:

“The boy has been driven crazy. Happens because nothing is concrete. I do not receive anything neatly from Feyenoord. If they want to have Kramer, let it show. It's such a big club. That irritates me.

"Last week, Kramer saw a lucrative move to Abu Dhabi ricochet. His prospective employer Baniyas pale after months of wrangling failed to want to comply with the financial conditions.  ADO do not wait until September 1 transfer deadline expires. In a week begins the Eredivisie…we must have a striker.”

The 26-year-old was reportedly scouted by The Bhoys at a recent friendly against Veria, according to Omroep West, and they liked what they saw, with a move seemingly a potential option.

Kramer was all set to join UAE side Baniyas last month, even agreeing personal terms and passing a medical with the club. However, at the last minute, the two teams grew apart on the transfer fee and Kramer is back with the Eredivisie outfit for the time being.

Kramer was the Eredivisie’s third top-scorer last season with 17 goals and it was reported in The National recently that the likes of Sheffield Wednesday, Brentford, Charlton and Kazakh side FC Astana had all been keen on the player this summer.

Celtic now seem in pole position for the player. If they can move on Anthony Stokes in the coming days and weeks they might just be in a position to end Kramer’s transfer madness.

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