Celtic target Omar Elabdellaoui reportedly valued at £8m

Omar Elabdellaoui (L) of Olympiacos in action during the UEFA Europa League Group F match between Olympiacos and AC Milan at Karaiskakis Stadium on December 13, 2018 in Piraeus, Greece.

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic reportedly want to sign Omar Elabdellaoui.

Omar Elabdellaoui (L) of Olympiacos in action during the UEFA Europa League Group F match between Olympiacos and AC Milan at Karaiskakis Stadium on December 13, 2018 in Piraeus, Greece.

According to The Scottish Sun, Olympiacos value Celtic target Omar Elabdellaoui at £8 million.

It has been reported that Celtic want to sign Elabdellaoui from Greek giants Olympiacos in the January transfer window.

 

However, the 27-year-old, who can operate as a right-back or as a right-sided midfielder, is reportedly valued by his club at £8m.

Celtic move off?

Elabdellaoui is a good right-back who has been played in England with Hull City and was on the books of Manchester City from 2008 until 2013.

The 27-year-old has matured and become better over the years, but the reported £8 million price-tag is probably too much for Celtic.

Omar Elabdellaoui of Olympiacos in action during the UEFA Europa League Group F match between Real Betis and Olympiacos at Estadio Benito Villamarin on November 29, 2018 in Seville, Spain.

After all, the Hoops broke their own transfer record only in the summer of 2018 when they signed Odsonne Edouard on a permanent contract from Paris Saint-Germain, spending £9 million to sign the forward, as reported by Sky Sports.

It is hard to see Celtic slash out £8m on a single player in the same season, and maybe the right-back is out of the the Glasgow giants’ range.

Sergio Canales of Real Betis fights for the ball with Omar Elabdellaoui of Olympiacos FC during the UEFA Europa League Group F match between Real Betis Balompie and Olympiacos FC at...

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