Celtic look set to miss out on Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull after reportedly dropping interest in the Scot.

Reports have claimed that Celtic are now out of the race to land Turnbull after he rejected their initial contract offer.

Celtic agreed a fee in the region of £3.2m for Turnbull, but failed to agree personal terms with the player and his agent. 

Premier League side Norwich City are now said to be the favourites after also having a bid accepted by Motherwell this week, with the midfielder set for talks with the English club in the coming days.

Neil Lennon is yet to make his first signing of the summer, but is clearly in the market for a central midfielder – given that is where Turnbull play.

So, who else could they target as an alternative to Norwich-bound Turnbull? Here are some central midfielders Celtic could look to sign ahead of next season…