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Sport Celtic's latest Dean Henderson link could impact Fraser Forster

16:25  26 november  2020
16:25  26 november  2020 Source:   readsport.co

Southampton should consider cashing in on Forster this January

  Southampton should consider cashing in on Forster this January Former Leeds United man Noel Whelan has urged Marcelo Bielsa to make a move for Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster in the January window. The 32-year-old is yet to make an appearance under Ralph Hasenhuttl this season, with the towering shot-stopper becoming the club’s number two behind Alex McCarthy. Talking exclusively to Football Insider, Whelan addressed the Whites’ goalkeeping issues, eventually naming Forster as a possible January addition at Elland Road. “I would like to see a more experienced goalkeeper signed in January. Fraser Forster’s name has been mentioned, I would like to see him there but he is on massive money at Southampton.

Celtic Park has been labelled as ‘an option‘ for Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson in January. Neil Lennon has alternated between Vasilis Barkas and Scott Bain in recent weeks, but the Celtic manager could solve his goalkeeping woes with the signing of Henderson , who has proven

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Fraser Forster has been linked with a move to Celtic in the January window, in what could be a fifth spell with the Scottish giants.

Fraser Forster holding a baseball glove: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southampton - Premier League © Pool/Getty Images Sport Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southampton - Premier League

The Hoops are said to be ‘looking to bring Forster back’ to Celtic Park, however, Neil Lennon’s side have been linked with another Premier League shot-stopper in recent days.

Manchester United’s Dean Henderson is that ‘keeper, with Eurosport revealing that United would be ‘very open to’ to a temporary Parkhead switch for the 23-year-old.

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The latest links could have an impact on Forster. His last Saints appearance came back in May 2019 in the 3-0 defeat to West Ham – 81 weeks ago.

Saints should sell Forster if they manage to seal Savin move

  Saints should sell Forster if they manage to seal Savin move Southampton have been linked with a move for Accrington Stanley goalkeeper Toby Savin. Reports last month suggested that the Saints were ready to make their move for the 19-year-old ahead of the January window. Savin has kept four clean sheets in 12 fixtures for Stanley this season and is already part of the England set-up after being called up to the goalkeeping development camp at St George’s Park last year. Meanwhile, a ‘keeper who isn’t getting minutes on the pitch is Fraser Forster. The 32-year-old was wanted back at Celtic over the summer but decided to remain with Southampton in a bid to become Ralph Hasehuttl’s number one.

Fraser Forster is set for a Celtic medical ahead of his return to Parkhead from Celtic . Bain suffered a dislocated thumb last week and left Celtic short of goalkeeper cover. Gordon played against Dunfermline ahead of an important two weeks for Celtic that includes a Europa League double

Celtic have signed goalkeeper Fraser Forster on a season-long loan from Newcastle subject to registration. He will spend a second season at 'I felt we'd always get a keeper. Fraser was the one who was top of the list but there were other options that we could have gone for but we're thrilled that

The 32-year-old is reportedly on £70,000-a-week on the south coast – the club’s joint-second highest earner alongside Ryan Bertrand.

In that case, Forster has picked up around £5.67m since his last competitive Southampton appearance.

He has 18 months left on his current deal, and after failing to overtake Alex McCarthy as Ralph Hasenhuttl’s number one so far this season, it could be of the best interests for all if Forster moved on in the New Year.

However, following Celtic’s links to Henderson, a return to Parkhead may not materialise.

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