Celtic are reported to be showing interest in Benji Siegrist.
The Dundee United keeper was outstanding when Celtic won 1-0 at Tannadice earlier this season but could be on his way out after the club proposed wage cuts of 20% this week.
United signed Siegrist from FC Vaduz in the summer of 2018, last season his performances and the goals of Lawrence Shankland were the main factors in securing promotion back to the top flight.
News of financial problems comes in the same month as they secured the loan signing of Marc McNulty from Reading with some reports claiming that summer signings will be except from talks over a pay cut.
‘If they end up selling their two key assets Lawrence Shankland and Benjamin Siegrist in the January window, hopes of staying in the Premiership may be damaged’……Celtic watched Siegrist at Perth on Saturday? https://t.co/ZMqO7KPgjb
— Jim Spence (@JimSpenceDundee) October 30, 2020
Siegrist is under contract until 2022 but alongside Shankland would be the player most likely to raise a significant fee.
Celtic signed Vasilis Barkas from AEK Athens during the summer but despite his £4m transfer fee he now faces strong competition from Scott Bain.
Although there is no obvious need for another goalkeeper at the moment bringing in a 28-year-old with experience of the Scottish game is something to keep an eye on with former St Mirren keeper Vaclav Hladky linked with Celtic during the close season.
Jim Spence is a former BBC staff reporter with long links to Dundee United, he is currently the rector of Dundee University.
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