Derek McInnes comments on Celtic and Wolves-linked Scott McKenna

Derek McInnes manager of Aberdeen reacts during the Betfred Cup Final between Celtic and Aberdeen at Hampden Park on December 2, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa are reportedly interested in Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna.

Aberdeen Defender Scott McKenna takes a shot on goal during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Aberdeen and St Johnstone at Pittodrie Stadium on December 8, 2018 in Aberdeen, United...

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has told The Scottish Sun that there have been enquiries about reported Wolverhampton Wanderers, Aston Villa and Celtic target Scott McKenna.

The Daily Mail reported in November 2018 that Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers will revive his interest in Aberdeen defender McKenna.


The Glasgow giants have not looked defensively very strong so far this season, and they could do with 22-year-old Scotland international, who is one of the best players in his position in the Scottish Premiership.

According to The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 59, September 30, 2018), Wolverhampton Wanderers, Aston Villa, Swansea City and Norwich City all have scouted the Aberdeen defender this season (click here to read more).

Aberdeen manager McInnes has revealed that there have been enquiries about the youngster, and has admitted that there could be activity in the January transfer window regarding the youngster.

Scott McKenna of Scotland speaks at a press conference prior to the UEFA Nations League match between Scotland and Israel at Hampden Park on November 19, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

McInnes told The Scottish Sun about McKenna: “I would be pretty sure there will be some activity about McKenna and some phone calls about him. I’ve already had a couple of inquiries, but nothing has materialised.”

McKenna has made 16 appearances in the Scottish Premiership for Aberdeen so far this season, scoring one goal and providing one assist in the process, according to

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Aberdeen and Hearts at Pittodrie Stadium on December 22, 2018 in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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