Celtic fans react on Twitter to Christopher Jullien rumour

Celtic fans show their support prior to the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Hearts at Celtic Park on May 19, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic are reportedly keen onToulouse defender Christopher Jullien.

Christopher Jullien of Toulouse during the Ligue 1 match between Toulouse and Marseille at Stadium Municipal on May 18, 2019 in Toulouse, France.

Celtic's need for a new centre back has been well-documented, and they may have a big move in mind to bolster Neil Lennon's back line.

The Bhoys will see Dedryck Boyata join Hertha Berlin on a free transfer this summer, whilst loanee Filip Benkovic will return to parent club Leicester City.

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Kristoffer Ajer and Jozo Simunovic impressed towards the end of the season, but landing another centre back is a must, and Toulouse ace Christopher Jullien is emerging as the top target.

 

The Daily Record report that Celtic may break their transfer record to secure a £10million deal for Jullien, who is interested in making the move to Parkhead.

Jullien, 26, stands at a huge 6ft 5in tall, and has impressed in the heart of the Toulouse defence since signing from Freiburg in 2016, attracting interest from English clubs.

Celtic are now hoping to secure this signature though, and fans have taken to Twitter in order to react to the tumours about a potential deal for Jullien.

TOULOUSE, FRANCE - April 21:  Christopher Jullien #6 of Toulouse defended by Nicolas Pepe #19 of Lille during the Toulouse V Lille, French Ligue 1 regular season match at the Stadium...

Some fans admitted that they'll take back their insults to Peter Lawwell if he pulls off the move, believing that this would finally be the signal of intent that they're looking for.

Others love the idea of Ajer and Jullien in the heart of the Celtic defence, and even believe that Jullien is somewhat similar to Virgil van Dijk, with supporters loving this potential move.

Celtic fans show their support prior to the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Hearts at Celtic Park on May 19, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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