With West Ham and West Brom in transition, Reading defender Liam Moore should be enticed instead by the chance to play for Celtic.
Omar Richards will be out of contract at Reading by next summer and Derby County are hoping to take full advantage.
£5m may not be enough for Celtic to sign Reading defender Liam Moore - but Virgil van Dijk's Liverpool move could help finance the deal.
Kristoffer Ajer's development at Celtic could be under threat as Brendan Rodgers attempts to bring Liam Moore to Parkhead.
West Ham United, West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City are reported to be interested in Celtic target and Reading defender Liam Moore.
Celtic are reportedly willing to pay £5m to bring Reading defender Liam Moore to Parkhead.
Celtic backed out of an £800k deal to sign South African defender Rivaldo Coetzee - but could now pay far more to sign Liam Moore from Reading.
Reading defender Liam Moore has been lined up for a big-money move to Celtic - two years after Leeds United missed their chance.
Reading boss Jaap Stam could be one of the names in the frame to replace Sean Dyche at Burnley.
Manchester United youngster James Wilson could leave on loan in January with Reading and Leeds United the early frontrunners.