By Wayne Veysey

5th Jun, 2016 | 12:15pm

Celtic launch £3million bid for Liverpool 23-year-old - report

By Alex Stevens

Brendan Rodgers is weighing up a move for former Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom, according to a report.

The new Celtic manager is assessing the possibility of a reunion with the Anfield academy graduate.

The Scottish Sun claim Rodgers is keen on Wisdom after missing out on fellow Liverpool full-back Joe Gomez.

It is said that the northern Irishman will sanction a £3million move for the versatile Wisdom, who can play at centre-back and both full-back positions.

Wisdom, 23, is contracted to Liverpool until 2019 but is likely to be sold this summer after loan spells at Norwich, West Brom and Derby.

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The former England Under-21 international spent the recently completed domestic season on loan at Carrow Road, making 14 appearances in all competitions.

The Leeds-born defender has played 22 matches for Liverpool and is rated by Rodgers, who is reportedly confident that the defender can be key to a Scottish Premiership title bid.

The Hoops manager also admires Gomez, 19, who joined Liverpool from Charlton for £3.5m last year but has been hit by a knee injury and is unlikely to be sold by the Merseysiders.

In other Celtic news, a prolific striker has responded to links with the Scottish giants seven years after they baulked at paying £3million for him.