Transfer News: Celtic eye swoop for Ecuador’s U-20 sensation

Celtic show interest in Ecuador midfielder Sergio Quintero

Celtic FC news: Celtic are considering a move for Ecuador’s U-20 sensation Sergio Quintero, according to Football Scotland.

The 20-year-old is creating waves for the South American side as he scored a stunning goal in the 2-1 win over Poland in the round of 16.

Quintero currently plays for Imbabura SC, a second division club of Ecuador, bagging two goals in 37 appearances since 2017.

He previously played for fellow country club Cumbaya FC, making 11 appearances in two seasons. His primary position is as a defensive midfielder.

The Ecuadorian prospect made his U-20 debut last year and went on to make 9 appearances until now. Furthermore, he was also an integral part of the side that won the South American U-20 Championship in February.

Celtic sorting out the replacements for Scott Brown

The Hoops skipper, Scott Brown, has been the heart of the midfield over a long period of time and will go down as one of the greatest players in the Celts’ history book.

Scott Brown

However, the Celtic Park outfit are quite aware that Brown is already in his twilight years and the alternatives should be sorted out as quick as it could be done.

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Neil Lennon is looking for a more optimistic season. This time the attention would be towards a Champions League place,  a long-time nemesis for the Scottish giants.

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