Celtic have offered a contract to soon-to-be free agent Artem Dovbyk, according to reports in Ukraine.
The 20-year-old’s contract with Dnipro expires on December 31st and he’s already allowed to speak to any interested parties.
According to reports, Celtic have been monitoring Dovbyk for a while and having 12 goals in 12 games in the Ukranian Second Division this season, it looks like they’ve been impressed with what they’ve seen.
Bundesliga side Augsburg have also reportedly offered the striker a contract and he’s yet to make decision about his future.
Andriy Shevchenko has recently called the striker up to the Ukraine national side but he is yet to make his full international debut, but it looks like a matter of time before that changes.
Celtic have a policy of buying young players and developing them and it’s certainly paid off in numerous incidences and if Dovbyk sees the club’s track record of picking youngsters in the first team, he could well be decided to move to Scotland rather than to Germany.