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Leeds United's forgotten man Casper Sloth could thrive at Celtic

Why Celtic should move for Leeds attacker Casper Sloth.

If Celtic's signing of Erik Sviatchenko showed anything this week, it is that manager Ronny Deila continues to have an eye for a bargain in the Scandinavian market.

The Danish international centre-back signed on a four-and-a-half year deal, and hopes to re-energise the club's backline.

An article in the Scottish Sun this week suggested Celtic will continue to look to Scandinavian players, due to a combination of their professionalism, talent, and cheap price.

One player they should consider bringing to the club, and may be able to do so on loan this season, is Leeds United midfielder Casper Sloth.

Sloth is a player with pedigree, a Danish international who not so long ago lined up against England at Wembley, facing the likes of Jack Wilshere and Steven Gerrard.

A switch to Leeds followed, but it has been a nightmare for the attacker, shunted out of the picture to play with the under-21s.

He is onto his fifth manager at Leeds already since signing, making Celtic seem like the bedrock of stability he needs in order to turn his career around.

A move north of the border could be just what the 23-year-old needs, with 18 months left to run on his Leeds contract, he simply must move on as quickly as possible, but the move has to be right.

Being able to play under Ronny Deila, and playing for a team which is competing for, and favourites, to win trophies, would give him a new lease of life, and he could surely add something to them as well.

If he could rediscover the form which saw him called up for his country to play alongside Christian Eriksen, then Celtic will have bagged a bargain.

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