Brown Exclusive: Celtic tipped to sign 11 goal striker after big Sky update
Michael Brown believes Celtic would be a “good move” for Lyle Taylor but has urged the forward to go to a club that will give him games.
The former Premier League midfielder, speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, insisted Taylor needs to go out and play after recovering from injury.
Neil Lennon’s side are interested in bolstering their forward line with the potential signings of free agents Steven Fletcher and Taylor, according to Sky Sports.
The 30-year-old scored 11 goals in 22 outings for Charlton last term and Brown believes he can play a “good role” at Celtic Park.
“We thought that one was done didn’t we?,” Brown told Football Insider.
“You’d expect him to get a good move, Celtic would be a good move for him but he needs to play.
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“That’s what he needs, the place he goes next he has to play. He’s had a bit of an injury, he’s come back and he’s shown in the Championship he can play a good role.
“I just hope wherever he selects to go, he goes there and plays.”
Taylor had been linked with a move to Rangers, but the Ibrox club’s interest has reportedly cooled following the additions of Kemar Roofe and Cedric Itten.
The 30-year-old refused to play for Lee Bowyer’s men following the coronavirus lockdown, opting to sit out the remaining Championship fixtures, after which his former side were relegated to League One.
Taylor insisted his dream to play at a higher level was behind the decision, coupled with a fear that a serious injury would harm that ambition.
The Hoops have been linked with moves for numerous strikers during the window and they are reportedly close to getting one over the line.
In other Celtic news, a Glasgow-born international has been tipped to sign for the Hoops after approach made.