Celtic have received four Premier League bids for Nir Bitton, claims agent

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Celtic have reportedly received a number of bids from Premier League clubs from Nir Bitton.

Agent Dudu Dahan has been quoted by The Scottish Sun as saying that Celtic have received up to four bids from Premier League clubs for midfielder Nir Bitton.

Bitton, 24, was snapped up from FC Ashdod back in the summer of 2013, and was seemingly brought in as a replacement for Victor Wanyama, who had left for Southampton.

After initially struggling to make an impact under Neil Lennon, the Israeli international became a star under Ronny Deila, nailing down a regular spot in the Celtic first-team alongside Scott Brown in the heart of midfield.

The 6ft 5in midfielder has impressed with his strength, composure in possession and even his ability to score from long range - and his performances have unsurprisingly triggered interest in his signature.

The Glasgow Evening Times reported earlier this season that Arsenal had been scouting Bitton, whilst the Sunderland Echo noted that Sunderland were also interested in signing Bitton.

Bitton did sign a new contract earlier this season, but that seemingly hasn't stopped Premier League teams from trying to sign the giant midfielder.

Bitton's agent Dudu Dahan has been quoted by The Scottish Sun as saying that Celtic currently have four offers on the table from Premier League clubs - and they must decide whether to sell him or not this summer.

"Nir Bitton belongs to Celtic first and foremost," said Dahan. "But they have offers for him from three or four Premier League teams in England. I can’t say who they are, but they all have enough money to buy him. Celtic have to decide whether to sell him or not."

"Celtic gave Nir a chance and they believed in him. They have the right to decide his future. But Nir is the only Israeli player who has the ability to play at the top levels of the English Premier League," he added.

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