COMMENT By Will Butcher
Brendan Rodgers must move quickly over the next seven days in order to boost Celtic’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League by signing Benfica’s Andre Carillo.
Celtic’s hopes of qualifying for the group stages of the competition hang by a thread, after drawing 0-0 against Rosenborg at home in the first leg of the final qualifying round.
The Sun claims four Premier League sides are interested in signing the 26-year-old speed machine, who is currently on the fringes of Benfica’s first team.
It is said that Huddersfield, Newcastle, Crystal Palace and Stoke are all looking to sign the winger, who is available for purchase at a cut-price deal of just £6million.
David Wagner’s Terriers attempted to take the 36-time Peru international on loan but that was knocked back with the Portuguese champions looking to sell him permanently.
Football Insider believes Celtic are missing a player that can beat an opponent with ease and for three reasons, Carillo can be that man, with one of those bring the form of a 26-year-old: