Celtic have ruled Aberdeen’s highly-rated youngster Connor Barron today.
Hoops sent scouts to watch the 19-year-old impress in Scotland U21’s clash with Belgium.
Fast sports understand that Ange Postecoglou and his team of scouts have been impressed with Barron throughout the season.
The midfielder was a standout for Scot Gemmill’s side, winning a point against the runaway leaders.
Aberdeen boss Jim Goodwin has identified Barron as a key ingredient in his rebuilding and they will have to have a big offer to consider selling.
Barron had a breakout season at Aberdeenafter returning from a loan spell with Kelty Hearts.
The midfielder has started every Goodwin game in the league this season, following success under former Kelty coach Kevin Thomson.
He signed a new two-and-a-half-year contract at Pittodrie in January under the leadership of Stephen Glass.
Celtic lost quarterbacks Tom Rogic and Nir Bitton in the summer, with Postecoglou’s reinforcement goal in midfield.
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