Why a Celtic loan move for Kramaric would be a Ronny Deila master-stroke

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The international striker would be a brilliant short-term addition to the Celtic squad.

According to a report from the Daily Mail, Celtic are considering a late loan bid for Leicester City striker Andrej Kramaric, and if the move does goes through in what is left of the transfer window it would be a brilliant piece of business by Bhoys manager Ronny Deila.

Kramaric arrived at Leicester with a huge reputation having scored a remarkable 55 goals in just 64 appearances for HNK Rijeka.

With 20 goals in 45 matches for Lokomotiva Zagreb and 11 in 52 for Dinamo Zagreb, the young Croatian clearly had an eye for goal, and it was a huge coup when the Foxes got their man.

But things have not gone quite according to plan since then, with Kramaric struggling for game-time and scoring four goals in 16 appearances to date.

That has seen him linked with a potential loan move, after failing to appear in the Premier League despite scoring in his only match this season against Bury in the Capital One Cup.

Kramaric has not lost his ability overnight and a loan move to Celtic could be the perfect option for all concerned.

The 24-year-old has the innate talent to score a considerable amount of goals under Deila’s guidance and he could then return to Leicester with the bit between his teeth and the recent record to force his manager Claudio Ranieri to sit up and take notice.

There is little time left in this transfer window, but if Celtic want to make one final splash, signing Kramaric would be a master-stroke.

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