Report: Blackburn and Bournemouth want Celtic's Charlie Mulgrew, Bhoys risk losing him for nothing

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Blackburn Rovers and Bournemouth are reportedly hoping to sign Charlie Mulgrew from Celtic.

According to The Scottish Sun, Blackburn Rovers and Bournemouth are both looking to sign Celtic utility man Charlie Mulgrew.

Mulgrew, 29, started his career with Celtic before being sent to Wolverhampton Wanderers in exchange for Lee Naylor back in 2006, but after two unsuccessful years in English football, he headed back to Scotland.

In 2010, Mulgrew's impressive performances for Aberdeen handed him a move back to Celtic, and whilst his time at Celtic Park has been riddled with injuries, he has still racked up almost 200 appearances for the Bhoys.

Whether it's been at left back, centre back or even in midfield, Mulgrew has been a committed player for Celtic, and his versatility has been key under both Neil Lennon and now Ronny Deila.

This term, Mulgrew has made just ten appearances, having been struck down with injuries again, and there is now major doubt over his future with the club.

The Scottish Sun report that, with Mulgrew's contract coming to an end this summer, Blackburn Rovers - managed by former Celtic star Paul Lambert - and Bournemouth are both hoping to sign Mulgrew on a free transfer at the end of the season.

With no contract talks over staying at Celtic yet, Mulgrew could choose to seek a new challenge and have another crack at English football, having struggled at Wolves - and now, it will be interesting to see if Celtic do open talks with Mulgrew in a bid to fend off Blackburn and Bournemouth.

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