Exclusive: Celtic closing in on the signing of Bayern Munich ace

Celtic are preparing move for Bayern Munich defender Thomas Isherwood this summer, Football News sources understand.

The 20-year-old has emerged as a potential target for the Scottish club this summer and as been watched on several occasions this season.

Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers is looking to strengthen his team this summer and two of his first-teamers Jozo Simunovic and Erik Sviatchenko primed for exit at the end of the season.

The player is said to be identified with one with huge potential by Celtic’s boss and could develop into a top-class player someday. The Bundesliga champions beat a host of clubs, including Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City side to the signing of the player from Swedish side IF Bromma in 2015.

The player has yet to register a debut match for Bayern’s first-team, but has been a constant figure for their reserves team in the Regionalliga.

He has just one year left to run on his current deal with the Bundesliga side and Rodgers is set to test the German club’s resolve to sell their prized-asset this summer.

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