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Celtic could be handed potential transfer boost in pursuit of Sheffield Wednesday man

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Sheffield Wednesday forward Jordan Rhodes is reportedly willing to take a hefty pay cut to force through a move to Scottish giants Celtic according to Football Insider

The 30-year-old has struggled for consistent game time with Garry Monk’s side this season, making just 15 appearances for the Owls in all competitions this term.

He has often been behind the likes of Steven Fletcher, Fernando Forestieri and Atdhe Nuhiu for much of this year’s campaign, with the Owls currently sat 15th in the second tier standings.

It had previously been claimed by Football Insider that Celtic made a late move to sign Rhodes in the January transfer window, although a move failed to materialise.

The report states that Rhodes in on £40,000-a-week wages with Sheffield Wednesday, and is keen to reduce his demands to force through a move to Neil Lennon’s side in the summer.

Rhodes is out-of-contract with the Owls heading into the summer transfer window, and it’s looking increasingly unlikely that he has a long-term future at Hillsborough.

A move to Celtic will certainly be a tempting proposition for Rhodes, with the Scottish giants currently sat top of the table, and 13 points clear of arch rivals Rangers.

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The Verdict: 

It’ll be interesting to see whether the Bhoys reignite their interest in Rhodes in the summer.

He’s struggled for consistent minutes with Sheffield Wednesday this season, and I would be stunned if he remained with Garry Monk’s side heading into next year’s campaign.

With his contract set to expire as well, Rhodes will be keen to weigh up his options at the earliest of opportunities.

Celtic remain on course to win yet another league title, although it remains to be seen as to whether the Scottish Premiership’s season will get back underway anytime soon.


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