Whelan urges Bielsa to divert Celtic talks


Marcelo Bielsa, manager de Leeds United

Noel Whelan urged Leeds United to defeat Celtic’s bid to sign goalkeeper Fraser Soutster of Southampton this summer.

Contact exclusively Football Insider Assistant editor Russell Edge, the former Leeds striker, admits he would like to see the 32-year-old at Elland Road if the Whites recruited a new shooter.

As revealed Football Insider, Celtic is working on a multi-million pound loan agreement for Forster, with his huge salary in Southampton leaving a permanent dead deal in the water.

As revealed by this site in April, Leeds goalkeeper Kiko Casilla plans to leave Elland Road this summer after being accused of racism at the FA, with a number of clubs returning to Spain eager to offer it to him. the chance to return to their country of origin.

Whelan believes that manager Marcelo Bielsa will be on the market for a new shooter and urged the Argentinian to seek an agreement for the Southampton pariah.

Whelan a dit Football Insider: “I would love to see him at Leeds United, we need a goalkeeper, we need an experienced goalkeeper.

“You don’t watch too many goalies away from Fraser Forster. You know, if he is available and we are coming to the Premier League, I would be very, very interested in having this player sign for us. ”

Loanee Illan Meslier replaced Casilla during the forced absence of the Spaniard, the Whites having an option to buy the French permanently.

Forster played 39 times for Celtic in the 2019/20 campaign and helped the Hoops win the Premiership title and the Scottish League Cup.

In other news from Leeds United and Celtic, it can be revealed that the two clubs are vying for a giant central defender.

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