Galatasaray could make €15 million bid for Celtic player

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Celtic might not have done a great job in the January transfer window when it came to signing players but they did manage to keep their best performers at the club despite several of them being linked with moves away. But that does not mean that that has decreased interest in their signatures. On the contrary, more clubs seem to be joining the race.

The player who has been most heavily linked with a move away from Celtic in recent times is none other than Matt O'Riley. The Danish international has been the club's best performer this season so far and by a country mile too.

In fact, Atletico Madrid even submitted an offer for O'Riley in January but Celtic ended up turning it down. And now, it looks like a Turkish club are considering putting in a bid for the midfielder as well.

As reported by Haber Meydan, with only two days left before the transfer window closes in Turkey, another name was added to Galatasaray's transfer list. Coach Okan Buruk and his scout team wanted very much to add O'Riley to the team. He conveyed to the management that even if not this season, an offer should be made to the Danish player at the end of the campaign. The Turkish club may consider a fee of around €15 million for him.

Galatasaray could make €15 million bid for Celtic player

To be honest, it does not feel like a €15 million offer, even if it arrived, would be enough to convince Celtic to part ways with O'Riley. The Danish international has been tipped to break the Scottish transfer record when he eventually leaves.

That currently stands at £25 million. That is the reported figure that Celtic received when Kieran Tierney joined Arsenal in 2019 and Jota moved to Al-Ittihad last summer.

It is hard to imagine that O'Riley will remain at Celtic for many more years, with clubs like Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid believed to be interested in signing him. But one would expect the transfer fee to be much higher than €15 million.