A number of well placed sources reported over the last 48 hours that Celtic and West Ham had agreed a loan deal which would take Albian Ajeti from London to Glasgow. That is still correct BUT while the player was expected to take part in a medical with Vasilis Barkas on Wednesday, it has transpired the striker has stalled on the move.
Ajeti has flown home to Switzerland to mull over his own future and looks like he won’t be in Glasgow this week as it stands.
SunSport Reports: The two clubs have reached an agreement, but Ajeti has returned home to Switzerland to mull over his future. Lennon has other targets he is prepared to turn to if Ajeti rejects the move to Parkhead.
Scotland striker Steven Fletcher is up for grabs after leaving Sheffield Wednesday and has made it known he’d jump at the chance of joining Celts. Fletch has brought his family back to Scotland and the Hoops are aware of his situation.
Peterborough’s Ivan Toney — who worked with new coach Gavin Strachan — has been chased by Celts, but their first bid has been KO’d.
This doesn’t mean any deal for Ajeti is dead at the moment but whatever was said in the past 48 hours, it looks like it’s not so straight forward for the Hoops after all. It wouldn’t be the first Celtic Transfer to drag on.
The report mentions a bit for Ivan Toney which Peterborough have thrown out. Celtic e being very aggressive chasing striker targets. This means at least one striker could be of the summer, but who?
Serious cash was on the table for Toney while Ajeti was a loan deal with a view to buy.