Celtic have been linked with a move for Calum Kavanagh, with Herald.ie revealing last weekend that the Hoops are one of a number of clubs interested in signing him.

With that in mind, we’ve decided to take a look at Kavanagh and his career so far.

PROFILE

Kavanagh is a 16-year-old striker who currently plays for English Championship outfit Middlesbrough.

The teenager, who is the son of former Republic of Ireland international Graham Kavanagh, was born in England but has played for Ireland at youth level.

CAREER SO FAR

The striker has progressed through Boro’s academy and was promoted into the U18 side at the start of this season.

THIS SEASON

Kavanagh flourished for the U18s this campaign before football was postponed until further noticed.

The teenager scored six goals and created one assist in the U18 Premier League for Boro, including strikes against Liverpool and Manchester City, with his side currently in eighth place in the Northern division.

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

As previously mentioned, Kavanagh has represented Ireland at youth level so far despite being born in England.

The 16-year-old made his debut for the U15 side back in 2018, before being promoted to the U17s a year later and scoring on his debut in an U17 European Championship qualifier against Andorra.

CONTRACT

Boro are keen to tie Kavanagh down to a new contract following his strong season for the U18 side and have reportedly already offered him a professional three-year deal.

WHO IS INTERESTED IN HIM?

According to the Herald.ie‘s report, Celtic are not the only side who have been tracking Kavanagh’s progress.

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The Hoops reportedly face competition from Arsenal, Newcastle United, Chelsea and Leicester City.


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