Leicester keen to land Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor

When it comes to the transfer market, Leicester are simply one of the best in the business.

As per British media, Leicester City are keen to land Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor.

The 27-year-old’s contract at Celtic is set to expire at the end of the 2023/24 campaign.

The midfielder has featured in 44 matches this term, netting 4 goals and providing 7 assists in all competitions.

Callum McGregor
Callum McGregor

The 27-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Scotland. McGregor has earned 29 senior caps for the Scotland national team but is yet to open his goal-scoring account for his nation.

His performances have seen him become the target of many Premier League clubs including Leicester City.

Brendan Rodgers wants to sign a new midfielder and McGregor is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He is a long term admirer of Callum McGregor and believes he can get the most out of the Scotland international.

The Foxes are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.

Leicester City
Leicester City

The Scotland international will offer the Leicester City boss the freedom to be more flexible with his formations, tactics and team selections.

According to the report, “Leicester City are eyeing Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor. The Sun says Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers is a huge fan of the all-action midfielder. The Foxes will spend in the next window but only want a couple of major captures – and both could be from Rodgers’ former club. McGregor, 27, is deeply in contract and not being squeezed out but that will not stop Rodgers trying. He wanted McGregor when he first left but Celtic’s bid for ten titles in a row made that too difficult. Now Celtic are starting again and Rodgers will try his luck. Rodgers is also expected to make a £20million summer bid for French striker Odsonne Edouard.”

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A big money bid from Leicester could tempt Celtic into selling their prized asset.

Good signing for Leicester City?

If Callum McGregor is available for the right price, then he could be a clever acquisition for Leicester City.

The 27-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Leicester City squad and would be a good buy in the summer transfer window.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Leicester.

Leicester City fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.

It will be interesting to see whether Leicester will make their move during the summer transfer window.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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