Report: Celtic close to another signing as Ljuban Crepulja arrives in Glasgow

Celtic are reportedly close to finalising a deal for midfielder Ljuban Crepulja.

According to the Daily Mail, Slaven Belupo midfielder Ljuban Crepulja has arrived in Glasgow ahead of completing a move to join Celtic.

The Bhoys have had a positive couple of days, having completed their first signing of the January transfer window on Sunday, snapping up Midtjylland's highly rated defender Erik Sviatchenko.

Then on Tuesday, the Bhoys hammered Hamilton Academical 8-1 at Celtic Park, handing manager Ronny Deila his biggest victory as Celtic boss, making it three wins in a row.

There could be more good news on the horizon for Celtic though, as the Daily Mail report that midfielder Ljuban Crepulja is closing in on a move to join Deila's men, having arrived in Glasgow on Tuesday.

Crepulja, 22, has two Croatian Under-20 caps to his name, had been on the books of Segesta, Lokomotiva Zagreb, Dinamo Zagreb and Hrvatski Dragovoljac, before joining Slaven Belupo in 2013.

Now though, the defensive midfielder now looks set to play outside of Croatia for the first time, with a move to Celtic on the verge of completion.

The Daily Mail state that Crepulja arrived in Glasgow on Tuesday, with manager Ronny Deila putting the finishing touches to the deal today, given that Celtic could either sign the midfielder on a pre-contract agreement or pay a fee to snap him up immediately.

With Deila looking for cover in defensive midfield, an immediate move may be more likely than signing in the summer, as Crepulja prepares to join up with his compatriot Jozo Simunovic.

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