CHRIS SUTTON states on BT Sports on Friday evening Celtic were very close to sealing a deal for left-back Birger Meling from Rosenborg.
However, we don’t know what his interpretation of close is but four days later the ‘deal’ and trail has gone cold on what looked like a promising bit of news for the Celtic support
There has been no word from Norway or the Celtic camp on a potential transfer. The reason we were so cautious about the rumours was because Rosenborg still have a legitimate shot of getting into the Champions League while Meling would be coming to Celtic where Europa football hasn’t even been secured yet.
If the deal is still going to happen then Meling would be ineligible to play in Celtic’s game against AIK. He would, however, be allowed to play in the group stage of the competition should the club get there.