Report: Celtic's Scottish Premiership rivals eager to sign one of two Bhoys players

A general view of a rain soaked Celtic Park exterior before the UEFA Champions League qualifying round play-off first leg match between Celtic and Malmo FF at Celtic Park on August 19,...

One of Celtic's Mikey Johnston or Lewis Morgan could replace a player bound for the other side of Glasgow.

27th April 2019, Fir Park, Motherwell, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Motherwell versus Dundee; David Turnbull of Motherwell celebrates after scoring for 1-1 in the 11th minute

Motherwell are eager to land a Celtic youngster on loan having agreed to sell David Turnbull to the Scottish Premiership champions, according to The Sun.

The newspaper claims Celtic will pay £2.8 million up front, with a further £400,000 due in add-ons.


But Well are said to be chasing further compensation, in the shape of either Mikey Johnston or Lewis Morgan on a temporary transfer.


Neither, though, are naturals in Turnbull's favoured central midfield role, and are perhaps more likely to fill the left-or-right-wing position recently vacated by the Rangers-bound Jake Hastie.

26th January 2019, Dens Park, Dundee, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Dundee versus Motherwell;  Nathan Ralph of Dundee races past Jake Hastie of Motherwell

Hastie has signed for Celtic's main rivals ahead of his Motherwell deal expiring, although it has been claimed that he, too, could be on his way out of Glasgow on loan.

Johnston enjoyed his best season yet for the Bhoys, scoring or making six goals in 23 outings.

Mikey Johnston of Celtic (73) scores his team's second goal during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Hearts at Celtic Park on May 19, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Morgan's wasn't quite so successful, however, ending with his loan club, Sunderland, defeated in the League One play-off final.

Which of Celtic's young pair would you like to see loaned to Motherwell?

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