Celtic are open to offers for their longest serving player, James Forrest, according to talkSPORT journalist Alex Crook.
The Hoops’ longest-serving player might be departing the club months following his emotional testimonial against Athletic Bilbao.
The 32-year-old has found it challenging to secure regular playing time since the return of his mentor Brendan Rodgers. He has featured in only 18 matches, mostly in cameo roles, and Crook reports that Celtic are now “open to offers” for the Scotland international.
Forrest, with 18 months left on his current deal in Glasgow, could potentially be on his way out. Despite winning 22 major trophies with Celtic, his name is now being associated with a potential departure.
The Scotland winger has only played for one club having progressed through the Celtic academy and represented the senior side for a total of 15 seasons, with goals scored in each one.
— Alex Crook ⚽️🎙 (@alex_crook) February 1, 2024
Forrest’s current Celtic contract is set to expire in the summer of 2025.
However, after 15 years with the club, Forrest may now be on the verge of transitioning to a new club for the first time in his career.
The Scotland International made 483 appearances for the Hoops scoring 104 goals and providing 101 assists during his stint with the Scottish Champions
In another development, Celtic midfielder, David Turnbull is nearing a move to Cardiff City as he undergoes medical ahead of a £2m transfer, as per Daily Record.
The 24-year-old has featured in 19 matches across all competitions for Celtic, netting 7 goals.
Several clubs have shown interest in the player, but it appears that Cardiff are set to secure the services of the £2 million-rated Scotland International on transfer deadline day.
Although the Scotland International is out of contract at Celtic this summer, Cardiff are keen to get the deal over the line before the 11 pm deadline.
At the moment, no club has come up with an offer for Forrest who probably would find it hard to leave Celtic Park.
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