Date: 8th January 2018 at 4:01pm
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Celtic fans have reacted on Twitter with disbelief to a report that manager Brendan Rodgers is ready to offer Daniel Sturridge an escape route from Liverpool this month.

The Gambling Times has claimed that the Hoops have joined the hunt for Sturridge, 28, and Rodgers is eyeing up a swoop in the January transfer window for the in-demand England international.

It is understood that Southampton and West Ham are leading the chase to sign the Anfield fringe player, but Newcastle, Watford and now Celtic are also keen on striking up a deal this month.

The Daily Express has also reported that Sturridge is earning a whopping £120,000 a week at Liverpool, but he is currently struggling for first-team football in the Premier League at the moment and could be in for a move away from Merseyside this month.

Now, Celtic fans have taken to Twitter to react to the news, but many can’t believe that they would be in for someone earning such high wages south of the border.

One excited fan did admit though that Sturridge was “absolutely lethal” under Rodgers when the Celtic boss was at Liverpool.

Here is a selection of their tweets:

Sturridge has made just 14 appearances across all competitions this term, scoring three goals in the process.

In other Celtic news, a manager has confirmed where this Ireland winger will be playing next month after a huge transfer admission about the Hoops.

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