Report suggests Celtic are keen on struggling former goal-machine Alfred Finnbogason

The Bhoys have been linked to the Icelandic international before.

Celtic are seemingly back in the market for Icelandic international striker Alfred Finnbogason this winter.

It was reported by the Scottish Daily Record yesterday that Celtic are once again keen on the striker, just as they were under Neil Lennon a couple of seasons back.

Finnbogason has returned to parent club Real Sociedad this week after a poor stint with Greek side Olympiakos.

He has struggled for his best form recently, but whilst with Dutch side Heerenveen he was a sensation. The Icelander headed to Dutch football from Swedish side Helsingborgs in 2012 and went on to score an incredible 59 goals in just 70 appearances.


However, since moving to Spain, he has managed to net just six goals in 38 games over the past two seasons.

Celtic will however have real hope of convincing him to head to Scotland. Finnbogason's father studied at Edinburgh University when he was a child and he spent a year living in the UK - playing for Hutchison Vale.

During his time in the Scottish capital Finnbogason became a Hibernian fan - but that should not prevent a Celtic move if they come knocking.

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