Celtic are considering making a bid for Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna, according to The Scottish Sun.
The paper say that Hoops manager Brendan Rodgers is interested in signing a left-sided centre-back before the end of the transfer window and could tempt Aberdeen with a bid that would rival the likes of Swansea City for his signature.
McKenna is highly-rated by Aberdeen and their manager Derek McInnes, who is on the record saying he believes the 21-year-old is Scotland’s best centre-back and is destined to play in the English Premier League.
The Dons were reported to value the player at a whopping £10m last month when clubs from England showed interest. That would break their outgoing transfer record and reverse the trend of losing some of their best players on the cheap in recent seasons.
Already capped by the Scotland national team, with four appearances, he has emerged as one of the outstanding prospects in the Scottish Premiership, making him a player that Celtic would naturally be looking at.
Whether that makes him worth £10m or not remains to be seen, but that’s unlikely to be a fee that the Hoops bite at.
The English transfer window closes this Thursday, so if he is still at Aberdeen beyond that then it could put Celtic in the driving seat to secure his signature, with Premier League and Championship sides out of the equation.
Is he the player that we will look to, to add depth to the defensive line?
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