Gillingham manager Steve Evans has confirmed that Celtic are one of a number of clubs interested in 17-year-old goalkeeper Joe Walsh. 

The Hoops have recently been linked with a move for Walsh alongside the likes of Everton and RB Leipzig, and according to Football League World, Evans has confirmed that both Celtic and the Toffees have scouted the shot-stopper.

Some of these big clubs will be looking and thinking, because of the homegrown rule as well, they need homegrown players. He is a big asset to us.

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We know the people that are coming, it’s not made up. Celtic have been here, Everton have been here, overseas clubs, a couple of German clubs saying they are looking at our young goalkeeper. 

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While Evans confirmed that Celtic and Everton are two of the clubs who are monitoring Walsh, he also revealed that he is yet to receive a formal offer for the 6ft 4in ‘keeper.

Given the amount of interest in him however, it looks likely that clubs will come knocking in January, meaning the youngster could have a big decision to make in the New Year.