Report: West Brom and Celtic target Graham Potter to cost £2m

A general view of  Celtic Park ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Celtic and Zenit St Petersburg at the Celtic Park on February 15, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

West Bromwich Albion and Celtic are reportedly interested in appointing Graham Potter as their next boss.

Manager of Swansea City Graham Potter speaks during the Swansea City Press conference at The Fairwood Training Ground on February 21, 2019 in Swansea, Wales.

Swansea will demand a fee of £2 million should another club look to appoint Graham Potter this summer, according to a report from The Sun on Sunday (5/5; page 59), in news that is bound to be of interest to both Celtic and West Brom.

Potter has done an impressive job during his managerial career. His spell with Ostersunds saw him reach the latter stages of the Europa League, and led to the Swans appointing him as their new boss at the start of the season.

 

It looks set to be a top-half finish for Swansea this term. And, while they have rarely looked like challenging for the play-off spots, there appears to be a sense that Potter is really building something at the Liberty Stadium.

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The Sun on Sunday (5/5; page 59) reports that Celtic and the Baggies are both interested in landing Potter, with both of their current bosses only set to be in charge until the end of the season.

A general view of  Celtic Park ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Celtic and Zenit St Petersburg at the Celtic Park on February 15, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

However, the report adds that Swansea plan to demand £2 million for the Englishman. It remains to be seen what the interested clubs make of their asking price.

With Neil Lennon guiding the Hoops to another league title, it would perhaps be a gamble to pay the seven-figure fee for Potter - and the same could be said if James Shan manages to take the Baggies up through the play-offs in the Championship

But given the work that he did in Sweden and that he is starting to do with the Swans, there is reason to think that it could be money well spent for either side if Celtic or West Brom decide to make a move.

Swansea City manager Graham Potter shouts instructions to his team from the dug-out during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Leeds United at the Liberty Stadium on...

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