Mawuli Osei claims Celtic are interested in signing him

Mawuli Osei claims Celtic are interested in signing him

Ghanaian striker Mawuli Osei has claimed Celtic want to bolster their contingent of recruits from Israeli football by signing him next month.

During his tenure, Neil Lennon has brought Efe Ambrose, Biram Kayal and Nir Biton to Glasgow and 24-year-old Osei, who plays for Hapoel Ashkelon, could be next.

Osei is the top scorer in the Israeli top flight, with 13 goals in just 11 games for Ashkelon, and both the player and his agent claim there is interest.

Osei said: ?There are clubs interested in me. Glasgow Celtic is one, for example. I?d like to try European football.?

His agent, Michael Adje, confirmed the Scottish champions are monitoring his progress. He said: ?Celtic are interested in him, along with other sides in Israel. We will see what happens when the transfer market window opens again in January.?

Osei has been the most talked about player in Israel

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