Celtic working on wrapping up two deals, one is proven top-flight performer transfer - report
Celtic are working on deals for both Scott Bain and Krisoffer Ajer, according to a report.
The Daily Record claims that work has started behind the scenes for the Bhoys to sign Bain, 26, on a permanent deal from Dundee once he becomes available for a free transfer in the summer.
It is understood that the goalkeeper is desperate to turn his Parkhead loan deal into a permanent one after impressing in his first three appearances for the club.
Bain has proved himself to be a brilliant performer in Scotland’s top-flight with both Dundee and Celtic and it now seems as though there have been huge strides in helping him wrap up a permanent transfer to Glasgow’s East End.
The report adds that talks began with defender Ajer over a new deal last month with negotiations advancing positively.
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Bain has performed well in his first few appearances for Celtic but it will be interesting to see whether he can keep his No 1 spot when Craig Gordon returns from his long-term injury. Dorus de Vries must be well out of the picture now and there’s a chance that the experienced goalkeeper will be off in the summer, unless Brendan Rodgers can convince him to stay as third-choice. However Celtic do have some good young goalkeepers in their squad like Conor Hazard, who was called up to the senior Northern Ireland international squad last month.