Report provides update on Celtic's pursuit of Bournemouth's Jordon Ibe

Neil Lennon, Manager of Celtic gives his team instructions during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on September 01, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic are reportedly set to miss on a loan deal for Bournemouth winger Jordon Ibe.

Jordon Ibe of Bournemouth during pre-season friendly between AFC Bournemouth and AFC Wimbledon at La Manga Club on July 16, 2019 in Cartagena, Spain.

According to a report from the Evening Times, Celtic are reportedly set to miss out on Bournemouth's Jordon Ibe having been interested in signing the winger on loan this summer.

The Sun reported towards the end of last month that the Scottish Premiership champions were interested in signing the 23-year-old on loan with his future at the Vitality Stadium in doubt.

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The former Liverpool man has made two substitute appearances for Eddie Howe's men in the Premier League so far this season, with the likes of Ryan Fraser and Harry Wilson keeping him out of the Cherries' side.

But if he is going to leave in the final hours of the transfer window, it would appear that Celtic are not going to be the ones to offer him the way out, with the Evening Times reporting that a potential loan move for Ibe has fallen through.

Jordon Ibe of Bournemouth during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Brentford and AFC Bournemouth at Griffin Park on July 27, 2019 in Brentford, England.

The report notes that the arrival of Southampton's Mohamed Elyounoussi has seen Celtic lose interest in the wide-man, who joined Bournemouth for a then club-record fee of £15 million in 2016 (via BBC Sport).

With Elyounoussi through the door and Ibe unlikely to be on an underwhelming contract, it is probably not a huge surprise that a move looks to be off the cards at this stage.

Neil Lennon, Manager of Celtic gives his team instructions during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on September 01, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Daily Record reports that the Hoops want Victor Wanyama from Tottenham, while Sky Sports has claimed that a deal for Greg Taylor is moving closer. 

With Lennon already boasting a good group of wide players, perhaps he feels that the club's time would be better spent making sure that they strengthen other areas of the squad as the deadline looms. 

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