Albian Ajeti: Celtic in advanced talks with West Ham forward over season-long loan
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By Anthony Joseph
Last Updated: 28/07/20 9:36am
Celtic are in advanced talks with West Ham forward Albian Ajeti over a season-long loan.
The Scottish Premiership champions are hoping to secure a deal with an option to buy, for a fee of around £5m.
Ajeti is keen to secure first-team action next season, with the prospect of European football at Celtic an appealing option for the 23-year-old.
Celtic have been interested in Ajeti since last summer, before he made an £8m move to West Ham from Basel.
A number of Premier League and European clubs are also keen on the Switzerland international, who made just nine substitute appearances for West Ham in the Premier League this season.
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