PL attacker will give stuttering Celtic the boost they need in second half of season
Celtic have been on the lookout for a creative player, and it looks as if Brendan Rodgers may have finally found the solution to what has turned into a problem position.
The Daily Mail are reporting that Celtic are on the verge of signing Chelsea’s Charly Musonda on an 18 month loan deal, in a move which could reap big rewards for the Hoops.
The Hoops were originally linked with the Premier League attacker in the summer, but now it looks as if Blues boss Antonio Conte is allowing the player to leave Stamford Bridge so he can get some regular game time.
The Bhoys have been stuttering in recent games, most notably in the goal less draw against Rangers in December and in the 2-1 win over Partick on Tuesday.
They lack creativity in the middle of the park with both Patrick Roberts and Tom Rogic long-term injury victims, and it has been left to Scott Sinclair and James Forrest to do most of the attacking in their absence.
The arrival of Musonda would give the Bhoys a presence that they currently lack at the moment.
The 21-year-old most recently featured for the London club in their 4-0 win over Brighton earlier this month, and shone in a nine minute cameo with an assist for a goal scored by Victor Moses.
If the deal happens the Belgian would be the third signing made in January by Brendan Rodgers, following the arrivals of Marvin Compper and Lewis Morgan.
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