By Wayne Veysey

11th May, 2019 | 12:07pm

Revealed: Celtic make approach to sign left-sided flyer, he wants to join

Celtic have made an approach to sign Akmat Grozny left-back Milad Mohammadi, Football Insider understands.

The Scottish champions face competition from Fulham and Bristol City for the signature of the Iran wide defender.

A Hoops source has told Football Insider that the club have registered their interest in Mohammadi, who is available on a free transfer this summer.

This comes after Celtic weighed up moves for the Russian Premier League ace on the past two transfer windows.

The 25-year-old, who played in last summer’s World Cup, is keen on a move to the UK and joining Celtic.

The treble chasers are in the market for a left-back ad Emilio Izaguirre is out of contract at Parkhead at the end of the season.

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First choice Kieran Tierney has also struggled with pelvic and hip injuries in recent months.

Mohammadi also has the advantage of being able to double up as a left-sided midfielder and has a sound track record of creating goals from the flank.

In other Celtic news, it can be REVEALED that one of the club’s star players is set to sign for a European big hitter.