Report: Celtic interested in Luton Town's Jack Stacey

Celtic fans celebrate their team winning the Scottish Cup during the Scottish Cup Final between Heart of Midlothian FC and Celtic FC at Hampden Park on May 25, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Scottish Premiership championship Celtic and English Championship side Stoke City are reportedly interested in Jack Stacey.

L-R Jack Stacey of Luton Town and Sam Mantom of Southend United

Celtic and Stoke City are interested in the services of Luton Town defender Jack Stacey this summer, according to a report.

The Scottish Sun have claimed that both clubs are ready to follow up enquiries about a £2 million move for the 23-year-old right-back.

 

It is said that Stacey has one-year left on his current deal at Kenilworth Road and Celtic have added his name to a list of right-backs they are pursuing this summer.

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Stoke City may have the advantage over the Scottish Premiership champions because Stacey will be well known to Potters boss Nathan Jones.

The Welshman left Luton in January during their promotion push to the Championship, as he is seemingly now raiding his old club for their top talents.

Nathan Jones the head coach

Celtic are in need of a right-sided defender ahead of the new season, with Neil Lennon earning a permanent contract at Parkhead following his temporary move to the club in February.

During Luton's promotion to the Championship, Stacey was a key member of the Hatters side, as he played 45 league games, scoring four goals and supplying eight assists [transfermarkt].

If Stacey does leave Luton then his next club would be buying a player that likes to get on the front foot and showcase his worth in the attacking third.

Jack Stacey and teammate Harry Cornick of Luton Town celebrate their side winning the league after the Sky Bet League One match between Luton Town and Oxford United at Kenilworth Road on...

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