Report: Southampton line up £10 million bid for Celtic's Stuart Armstrong

Ross McCrorie of Rangers vies with Stuart Armstrong of Celtic during the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Ranger at Celtic Park on December 30, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Southampton are reportedly interested in signing the Celtic ace this month.

Stuart Armstrong (L2), of Celtic celebrates scoring a goal early in the first half during the William Hill Scottish Cup Final between Aberdeen and Celtic at Hampden Park on May 27, 2017 in...

According to a report from the Sunday Post, the Saints are lining up a £10 million swoop for Hoops midfielder Stuart Armstrong.

Southampton are currently flush with cash, having sold Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool for an incredible £75 million, and Mauricio Pellegrino is reportedly keen on bolstering his ranks in all departments.

The south coast outfit currently sit precariously in 17th position in the Premier League table, ahead of 18th placed Stoke City on goal difference alone, and the injection of some real quality will be much needed, if they are to avoid the drop this season.

Stuart Armstrong (L), of Celtic celebrates scoring a goal early in the first half with team mate Kieran Tierney during the William Hill Scottish Cup Final between Aberdeen and Celtic at...

The Sunday Post claims that Pellegrino's first point of call will be Celtic, with Stuart Armstrong catching the Argentine's eye.

James Forrest of Celtic celebrates his goal (Celtics 1st)with Stuart Armstrong during the Betfred Cup Final at Hampden Park on November 26, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

They claim that the Saints boss is willing to offer £10 million for the 25-year-old, who has won three league titles with the Bhoys, although it is unclear whether Brendan Rodgers would be willing to part ways with the midfielder.

With the January transfer window now open for business, this will certainly be one for both Saints and Hoops fans to keep a very close eye on.

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