Sign him up: Twitter reacts as Celtic reportedly eye Tottenham player
By Will Butcher
Celtic are reportedly keen on signing Tottenham goalkeeper Michel Vorm – and their fans have backed the club to push ahead with a move.
The Daily Record claim that Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers wants to sign the 32-year-old Holland international, who he knows well from their time together at Swansea.
This comes after Spanish outlet Sport reported that Spurs had had a bid rejected for Espanyol’s Pau Lopez, but are expected to make a second offer for the La Liga stopper.
Two have already left, in Federico Fazio and Alex Pritchard who have joined Roma and Norwich respectively.
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Celtic’s Twitter following are delighted that Rodgers has been linked with such a high profile player, but some remain doubtful that the Hoops have the pulling power.
Here are a selection of their messages on Twitter:
Surely we don't have the finances to sign Vorm ????would be class #Celtic
— Daniel Johnston (@DanielJ190492) August 8, 2016
I believe all Spurs fans say Vorm is awful, no sure why we're going in for him #Celtic
— Wee TyBeQ (@tybeqfootball) August 6, 2016
Delighted with Celtic's signings. Hopefully get Michel Vorm and a new centre mid
— Danny Timmins (@DanTim1888) August 7, 2016
Hope the rumours of Michel Vorm going to Celtic are true, lethal keeper ????
— Lewis (@LewisJack2) August 6, 2016
Michel Vorm linked with Celtic? I'd love that tbh Gordon hasn't been great lately
— Paul (@PaulMc1995) August 6, 2016
The 15-time Holland international has made just 21 appearances in two seasons for Spurs, with just five appearances coming in the Premier League, as he struggles to find a way past skipper Hugo Lloris.
Celtic currently have Craig Gordon as their number one, but would be expected to become Vorm’s back-up should the Spurs keeper move north.
In other Celtic transfer news, this Southampton star has rubbished a move to Celtic via his Twitter account.