One of Steven Fletcher's former teammates says that the ex-Sheffield Wednesday striker is keen to land himself a move to Celtic after buying a house in Glasgow

Steven Fletcher’s former Hibernian teammate, Tam McManus says that the ex-Sheffield Wednesday forward is keen to try and seal a move to Celtic for next season.

McManus and ‘Fletch’ played together at Hibs in the 2000s early in Fletcher’s career in Scotland, and it’s been claimed that – following his SWFC exit – the forward has his eyes set on a switch to Celtic Park following the expiration of his Wednesday deal.

Having scored 13 goals for Wednesday last season, Owls boss, Garry Monk, had been keen to keep him at Hillsborough for the campaign ahead, but their contract renewal was rejected and they parted ways.

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Now 33, McManus says that Fletcher has bought himself a place in Glasgow as he considers his options ahead of the new season, suggesting that he could be seen as cover for French striker, Odsonne Édouard.

The former forward said on his Twitter account last night, “Have it on good authority that Steven Fletcher is very keen on a move to Celtic. Just moved back up here and bought a place in Glasgow. 33 but great pro/fit as a fiddle. Available on a free. Wages wouldn’t be an issue. Surely would do job at Parkhead even as cover for Edouard?”

Meanwhile, another player who left the Owls in July, Morgan Fox, has been linked with a switch to Stoke City as he looks for the next step in his career, however is said not to be short of options as others such as Middlesbrough, Coventry City, Nottingham Forest and Barnsley also said to be keen.


Steven Fletcher and Morgan Fox left Sheffield Wednesday at the end of their contracts. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

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