The Premier League ace is a potential move partner to Celtic as Carter-Vickers


Celtic are looking to the Premier League to strengthen their defensive line ahead of next season, according to reports.

Manager Brendan Rodgers is thought to have identified a left-sided centre-back to play alongside star midfielder Cameron Carter-Vickers.

Liam Scales enjoyed an impressive turnaround at Parkhead last season but Rodgers is keen to sign an upgrade. Irish.

Bournemouth stopper Chris Mepham could be that man, with multiple media outlets claiming he is one of the Celtic players to feature. transfer Candidate list.

Daily Mail and Soccer Scotland It has been reported that manager Rodgers is interested in the defender.

The Mail reports that his fee would be in the region of £8 million, making him more expensive than his future defensive partner Carter Vickers.

Gustav Lagerbierke too Leave this summer.

And as we reported tonight, it appears Mike Nawrocki turned down a move to his former club.

Mepham, 26, is a Wales international but is not a regular at the Vitality Stadium.

He has played 36 games for his country Injury He played little at club level last season, making just 10 appearances.

Mepham is the goal He moved to Leeds United in the January transfer market. future It may be located far from the south. Coast Of England.

He also feels he is entering the prime of his career.

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“I guess I’m just a big fan of the team,” the 6-foot-3 stopper said earlier this season. football He reached the peak of his career at age 26. Next For me, a few years is important.

“It’s important to play every week and if I’m not getting the game time I want and need then I need to look at all my options.”

“I think sometimes things don’t always work out. work If you act on your own terms, sometimes you might find a better fit elsewhere.”

meanwhile, ScotlandThe final 26 members EUR 2024 is pretty much confirmed.

SunSport understands Hearts goalkeeper Craig Gordon and Rangers defender John Sutter will be the two star players who will miss the trip to the tournament in Germany.

Keep up to date with all the latest news and transfer news on the Scottish Sun football page

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