Report: Mohanad Jeahze ready to join Celtic and become first summer signing
Celtic are close to completing a deal for £2m-rated Hammarby left-back Mohanad Jeahze, the Scottish Sun reports.
The newspaper claims that the player has already decided on becoming the club’s first summer signing as Ange Postecoglou looks to tweak his squad.
The report states that Celtic are still putting the finishing touches on the move. However, it’s expected that he’ll link up with the squad as soon as the summer window opens and be in place for pre-season.
Jeahze is currently sitting top of the league with Hammarby in Sweden and has been one of their standout performers.
The Hoops have struggled for competition this season in the left-back position. Greg Taylor has been the number 1 choice for Ange Postecoglou, but in terms of back-ups we’ve been left disappointed.
Supporters will now be awaiting official confirmation of the deal as we look to kickstart our summer business.
Celtic getting their work done early once more
The move to bring Jeahze to Celtic Park looks like marking yet another example of the club getting their work done early. This was something that the Hoops were widely praised for during the January transfer window.
Celtic fans will hope Jeahze is the answer to our left-back woes. It would certainly be fantastic for the club to solve a key priority position at this stage of our summer preparations.
It remains to be seen what the potential addition will mean for the likes of Boli Bolingoli, who’s been frozen out at Parkhead this term.
Jeahze would arrive at Parkhead with a fine reputation. Teammate Darijan Bozanic labelled him the best left-back in Sweden last month [Scottish Sun]. He’s also an Iraqi international and will be looking to make an impact in Europe for the first time at Parkhead.
A decent reputation for him to live up to for sure. But it’s hugely promising for supporters to see the club moving so swiftly as we await official confirmation.
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