Report: Celtic interested in Darragh Markey

Celtic are reportedly interested in signing Darragh Markey in the January transfer window.

Celtic are interested in signing Darragh Markey in the January transfer window, according to The Glasgow Evening Times.

According to the British newspaper, the 18-year-old forward will be in Glasgow on Saturday morning and will play in a bounce game on Sunday afternoon before returning to the Republic of Ireland. Clubs in the Premier League are also claimed to be interested in the Irish teenager.

“With St Pat’s about to embark on pre-season training ahead of the Irish League kicking off in March, Markey has been given permission for the weekend off the head to Celtic,” added the report.

The Glasgow Evening Times has also reported that Celtic are not interested in Wout Weghorst.

According to a recent report in De Telegraaf, the Scottish Premiership outfi are preparing a bid for Wout Weghorst of Heracles in January.

“However, it is understood that Cardiff target Wout Weghorst, has not been targeted by Celtic,” The Glasgow Evening Times has reported. “The Dutch striker was subject of a £700,000 bid from Cardiff City and the 23-year-old had claimed to media in his homeland that Celtic were also keen on his services.”

Celtic are at the top of the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 46 points from 20 matches. Ronny Deila’s side are three points clear of second-placed Aberdeen and also have a game in hand.

The Glasgow giants will take on Stranraer away from home at Stair Park in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup on Sunday afternoon.

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