Report: Celtic could go back for West Bromwich Albion’s Rekeem Harper

A general view outside the stadium during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier between Celtic and AEK Athens at Celtic Park Stadium on August 8, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic are reportedly interested in Motherwell’s David Turnbull and West Bromwich Albion’s Rekeem Harper.

Rekeem Harper of West Bromwich Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and West Bromwich Albion at Pride Park Stadium on May 5, 2019 in Derby, England.

According to The Express & Star, Celtic could make a move for West Bromwich Albion midfielder Rekeem Harper in the summer transfer window.

It has been reported that Celtic may make a move for the 19-year-old midfielder with their £3 million deal for Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull hanging in the balance.


Celtic recently announced on their official Twitter page that they have not been able to agree with Turnbull’s agent over wages, although a deal with Scottish Premiership rivals Motherwell has been struck.

Harper is out of contract at West Brom this summer and will cost the Hoops £235,000 in compensation fee, according to The Express & Star.

Rekeem Harper of West Bromwich Albion celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 2-1 during the  Sky Bet Championship fixture between  West Bromwich Albion v Rotherham United at The...

The report has also claimed that new West Brom manager Slaven Bilic will hold talks with Harper before the end of the month to convince him to sign a new contract with the Baggies.


Harper made 13 starts and four substitute appearances in the Championship for West Brom this past season, scoring one goal and providing one assist in the process, according to WhoScored.

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

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