Southampton are reported to be ‘keeping tabs’ on Jeremie Frimpong.
Since signing Victor Wanyama in the summer of 2013 Southampton have wisely been keeping tabs on all Celtic players with Fraser Forster, Virgil van Dijk and Stuart Armstrong following the Kenyan to the south coast of England.
Additionally, Moi Elyounoussi and Forster have spent time on loan at Celtic emphasising the bonds between both clubs.
The Sun reports:
CELTIC are braced for interest in rookie right-back Jeremie Frimpong with a number of English Championship clubs monitoring his situation. English Premier League outfit Southampton are also believed to be keeping tabs on the young defender.
Frimpong was signed on a four-year contract in September 2019, bypassed reserve football and forced his way into the Celtic first team despite Moritz Bauer and Hatem Abd Elhamed signing earlier that summer.
As a teenager without any competitive football to his name the Dutch born kid will be one of the lowest paid players in the Celtic first team squad.
After a net spend of around £15m during the summer transfer window Celtic are likely to be in selling mode next month as they try to balance the books without Champions League football.
It’s reported that Manchester City have a 30% sell on clause on Frimpong after they accepted a £350,000 bid from Celtic last summer.