Date: 2nd June 2020 at 3:00pm
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Celtic have been linked with Israeli striker Shon Weissman.

The  24-year-old signed a two year deal last summer after moving from  Maccabi Haifa to Austrian side Wolfsberger AC who reached the group stage of the Europa League.

Weissman’s form and the shortness of his contract looks like forcing a sale this summer with Celtic staying alert in case an exceptional offer comes in for Odsonne Edouard.

The Telegraph reports:

Celtic will consider a move for Israel striker Shon Weissman should they lose Odsonne Edouard to a Premier League club.

The Scottish champions are determined to keep Edouard, 22, for next season’s attempt at 10 consecutive titles but their France forward has attracted interest from English clubs such as Arsenal.

Weissman, who has been prolific for Wolfsberger AC in the Austrian Bundesliga, is one of their priorities should they need to bolster their attack when the next transfer window opens.

He has scored 29 goals in 30 appearances this season, including strikes against Roma and Borussia Monchengladbach in the Europa League, during his debut season after arriving from Maccabi Haifa.

The 24-year-old agreed a two-year deal last summer and with just one full season left on his current, he could be available for around £4.5million depending on how the transfer market looks following the coronavirus pandemic when the Scottish Premiership was curtailed.

Celtic have constantly been on the look out to sign strikers with Vakoun Bayo and Patryk Klimala signed during the last two January windows.

The re-emergence of Leigh Griffiths since the turn of the year has eased some of the pressure but neither Bayo or Klimala has made any worthwhile impact.

The transfer window is due to open on June 10 but until paying fans are back inside Celtic Park it is unlikely that the club will be entering the transfer market.

According to Transfermarkt Weissman is represented by Steller Football.