Following the announcement that Jozo Simunovic will be leaving Celtic this summer, and with Kris Ajer’s future still in doubt, the Hoops are apparently keeping a close eye on Pawel Dawidowicz.
As per a report from The Herald, Celtic are interested in signing the defender from Serie A side Hellas Verona.
Unlike in Scotland where the 2019/20 campaign was curtailed, the Italian football season is set to resume in a couple of weeks’ time, so a deal for the 25-year-old may have to wait for a while.
However, Hoops fans will get the chance to see him in action when Verona resume their season on June 20th.
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Before the current season, Dawidowicz had spent his previous three campaigns playing in the second divisions in both Germany and Italy, but he’s made the step up to Serie A this year with promoted Verona and it looks like he’s impressed Celtic’s scouts.
The Herald claims that Dawidowicz is valued at around £1.4million, which could be a bargain fee for the Hoops as Neil Lennon looks to improve his squad after letting Simunovic leave.