Report: West Brom want Celtic ace Charlie Mulgrew, can leave for nothing this summer

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West Bromwich Albion have joined Blackburn Rovers and Bournemouth in the race to sign Celtic's Charlie Mulgrew.

According to the Daily Mail, West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis is keen to sign Celtic utility man Charlie Mulgrew on a free transfer this summer.

Mulgrew, 29, was born in Glasgow and started his career with Celtic, but left the club for England in 2006, joining West Brom's rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers - yet after just nine appearances, Mulgrew moved out on loan to Southend United and then permanently with Aberdeen.

The Scotland international hit ten goals in 83 games for Aberdeen, and earned a move back to Celtic in 2010, but has suffered a host of injuries during his second spell at Celtic Park.

Now with almost 200 appearances to his name, Mulgrew is coming to the end of his contract at Celtic, and it seems that a move to the Premier League could be on the cards.

The Daily Mail report that West Bromwich Albion have joined Blackburn Rovers and Bournemouth in the race to sign Mulgrew, given that he's available on a free transfer this summer.

Capable of playing at centre back, left back and in central midfield, Mulgrew offers an experienced, versatile option for any club, and given that he's available for nothing at the end of the season, it's no surprise that interest in his signature is mounting.

Celtic may still choose to offer Mulgrew a new contract before his deal expires, but with a possible move to the Premier League on offer, he may choose to leave Scotland for another shot at success in England.

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