Date: 11th January 2019 at 6:28am
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Celtic have switched their attention to to solve their problem position of right-back.

According to a report in The Sun, Brendan Rodgers has turned to the Olimpiakos defender after being frustrated by Atalanta in their pursuit of Timothy Castagne.

Right-back was identified in the summer as a priority area to strengthen but attempts to bring in a new face fell through.

Elabdellaoui is rated at £4m by Olympiakos which is within Celtic’s price range and is on his fifth season with the Greek side which included a brief spell at Hull City in 2016/17 where he made 8 appearances.

At 27-years-old is in the prime years of his career and is viewed as a replacement for Mikael Lustig. Elabdellaoui has picked up 34 caps for Norway after starting his career at Manchester City where he was one of the many who failed to make the breakthrough.

So far Celtic have added three attacking players during the January transfer window with attention now switching to defence.