Report: Celtic to secure David Turnbull signing today

General view outside the stadium prior to the UEFA Europa League Group B match between Celtic and Rosenborg at Celtic Park on September 20, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Neil Lennon’s Celtic are reportedly interested in David Turnbull of Motherwell.

26th January 2019, Dens Park, Dundee, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Dundee versus Motherwell; David Turnbull of Motherwell and Paul McGowan of Dundee

According to The Daily Record, Celtic expect to secure the signing of Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull today.

It has been reported that Motherwell have accepted a bid of £3 million from Scottish Premiership rivals Celtic for the 19-year-old midfielder.

 

The Hoops are close to agreeing terms with the Scotland Under-21 international, but severals clubs in England including Barnsley are still interested in the teenager, according to the report.

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The Daily Record, though, has claimed that Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell is looking to make a quick move and secure the signing of the youngster today.

27th April 2019, Fir Park, Motherwell, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Motherwell versus Dundee; Gboly Ariyibi and David Turnbull of Motherwell applaud the fans at the end of the...

Celtic indanger of missing out?

That Celtic are reportedly looking to sign Turnbull in a hurry today suggests that the Glasgow giants are worried that clubs in England could make a late move.

The 19-year-old will be a good long-term signing for Celtic, and the £3m that the Hoops are reportedly paying Motherwell could prove to be a bargain in the coming years.

According to BBC Sport, the 19-year-old midfielder Turnbull scored 15 goals and provided five assists in the Scottish Premiership for Motherwell this season.

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

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