Transfer news: Al-Ahly midfielder Mahmoud Hassan expects offer from Celtic this week
Egyptian midfielder Mahmoud Hassan wants to leave Al-Ahly for Celtic, and expects an offer from the club this week.
Last Updated: 07/01/14 11:03am
Hassan, also known as Trezeguet, has made it clear he is keen for the move to the Scottish Premiership.
The 19-year-old previously said he wants to join the Hoops as soon as possible and is keen to start "a new chapter" in his career.
"I've stated I want to sign for Celtic. And I have been told that Celtic's official offer to the club will arrive this week," the Daily Record quotes him as saying.
The midfielder has handed in a transfer request to his current club after they said they will not sell him.
"All players dream of playing at a higher level and I won't give up on my dream.
"Especially since everybody knows the name and popularity of a club like Celtic who have been successful at European level."