Lennon confirms striker interest

14 October 2011 03:24
Celtic boss Neil Lennon has confirmed he aims to have a look at James McFadden in training with a view to signing him for the Hoops.[LNB] The Scotland international, 28, is a free agent and recently spent two weeks training at Wolves, where he received a contract offer.[LNB]The forward, who has also been linked with a return to Everton, has not played since September 2010 when he picked up a knee injury playing for former club Birmingham.[LNB]McFadden's representatives have held talks with Celtic and the player has been invited to spend some time at their Lennoxtown training complex.[LNB]Speaking after Celtic's AGM, Hoops boss Lennon said: "We are hoping he is going to come up and train for a few days.[LNB]"He's a player that I've liked for quite a while, he is a very creative player and has good qualities and he is available.[LNB]"He's got goals and is a good character.[LNB]"So we are hoping that we can get something sorted out in the next few days.[LNB]"He's been out for a while but I know he has done some rigorous tests down south and passed them all.[LNB]"It would be remiss to sign him on the back of that so we will have a look at him first."

Source: Team_Talk