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Report: Talent eyed by Celtic wanted by UCL club; Romano says he’s Postecoglou's ‘next target’

Celtic target Brandon Soppy is reportedly now a target for Ligue 1 champions and UEFA Champions League side LOSC Lille.

According to French publication JF, Lille president Olivier Letang is keeping a close eye on the Stade Rennais defender.

The 22-year-old is available this summer for just €5m (£4.2m) and is the subject of interest from multiple clubs.

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As per the report, Serie A side Udinese and newly-promoted Premier League club Watford are also keen on Soppy.

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As reported by Fabrizio Romano, Ange Postecoglou views the young fullback as Celtic’s ‘next target’ after completing a deal to sign Carl Starfelt from Rubin Kazan.

The Glasgow giants are keen to strengthen their side ahead of next season. Rangers ran away with the title last campaign. And there is excitement over what the Australian manager can bring to Celtic over the next 12 months.

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And the profile of player Celtic are targeting is already winning over supporters.

The Hoops recently confirmed the signing of Vissel Kobe star Kyogo Furuhashi. The winger was one of the J-League’s top players over the past few seasons.

Indeed, Soppy could be an exciting addition for Celtic this summer. The defender can play at both right-back as well as in central defence.

And with Kristoffer Ajer likely to depart Celtic Park in the coming days, the Rennes youngster might be a solid replacement for the Norwegian international.

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