Report: Brendan Rodgers prioritising signing a striker for Celtic, hoping for reunion with Danny Graham

Celtic - Brendan Rodgers Press Conference

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers reportedly has his sights set on signing Sunderland forward Danny Graham.

Celtic - Brendan Rodgers Press Conference

According to a report in the Daily Mail, Celtic are planning to bid for Sunderland striker Danny Graham.

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has made signing a striker a priority, after being appointed at Parkhead.

Rodgers is expecting both Carlton Cole and Stefan Scepovic to leave Celtic in the coming months, and he wants to bolster his options up-front.

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is presented to the fans after the press conference

Leigh Griffiths is likely to remain as the Bhoys main front man, but Rodgers is hoping to add Graham to his ranks.

Rodgers worked with Graham at both Watford and Swansea earlier in their respective careers, and he got the best out of the 30-year-old.

Graham is set to become a free agent in the coming weeks, with his current contract at Sunderland due to expire.

Danny Graham scores the second goal for Blackburn

Graham is reportedly on £35,000-a-week at Sunderland, but Rodgers is optimistic of convincing the striker to take a cut in his salary to move to Celtic.

Wigan Athletic, Preston North End and Birmingham City are also interested in signing Graham, according to the Mail.

Danny Graham celebrates after scoring the second goal for Blackburn

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