FORMER Celtic striker Giorgos Giakoumakis could be on the move again this month – as his former side look to bolster their own attacking options in the transfer window.
The great Greek frontman previously topped the scoring charts in the top leagues of the Netherlands and Scotland. upon his sudden departure from the Parkhead club.
That’s just one goal behind the top scorer in all of MLS – and in far fewer minutes than anyone else.
It is therefore not surprising that the clubs of Europe start to sit down and take notice.
According to Athleticisminterest in the player is ‘heating up’ and an offer for the player could be received in the coming days.
Atlanta insists the star is not for sale.
The MLS side are said to be desperate to keep both Greek striker and strike partner Thiago Almada for an MLS play-off run – but have snapped him up for a hefty £3.1million bid sterling could change all that.
Ironically, Celtic themselves are looking for more attacking options – with Giakoumakis replacement Oh currently sidelined.
The Hoops’ defensive crisis also worsened after Maik Nawrocki was bitten.
The 22-year-old is now sidelined and unlikely to be back in time for the game against Ibrox.
But there are strong fears the influential American defender could face a long spell out after being forced to retire at Aberdeen Last weekend.