Celtic are contemplating a transfer for Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan who spent the second half of final season on mortgage at Arsenal.
It’s understood the Scottish Premiership aspect are assessing their goalkeeping choices forward of the brand new season with incoming supervisor Ange Postecoglou eager to work with Ryan once more following their time along with the Australia nationwide aspect.
Postecoglou picked Ryan as his No 1 for the Socceroos on the 2014 World Cup and their 2015 Asian Cup triumph.
No formal discussions have taken place at this stage between both of the events.
Sky Sports activities Information reported that Arsenal, in addition to golf equipment in Spain and France, have an interest within the 29-year-old following his mortgage spell on the Emirates final season, throughout which he performed three video games.
Ryan’s Brighton contract is up subsequent summer time and he’s anticipated to go away the membership on this window.
The 29-year-old is eager to be a first-choice ‘keeper at his subsequent membership and can weigh up his choices earlier than deciding on a transfer.
With the long-awaited arrival of Neil Lennon’s substitute lastly confirmed, Celtic can transfer on from their season of discontent.
Ange Postecoglou’s appointment has come out of left-field, however turned a necessity after drawn-out talks with former Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe ultimately broke down.
Howe gave the impression to be a shoo-in, however Celtic shortly turned their consideration to the 55-year-old former Australia head coach, who will instantly be within the highlight as he tries to rebuild a damaged squad, negotiate Champions League qualifiers and set up a foothold inside Scottish soccer, all while attempting to settle in Glasgow.
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