Tottenham braced as Celtic prepare loan move for Robbie Keane

08 December 2009 08:38
Mowbray has previously made his intentions known and has been encouraged by the fact that Keane is struggling to start regularly for Harry Redknapp's side, who are enjoying an excellent season in the Premier League.

Celtic are hopeful that a loan deal can be struck with a view to a permanent transfer at some point in the future, according to a report in today's Daily Mirror.

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While many would see a move to Scotland as a step down from the Premier League, the prospect of winning a title and having a crack at the Champions League will appeal to Keane.

Under the proposed arrangement Celtic would want Tottenham to continue to pay a proportion of Keane's salary which dwarfs anything they are currently playing to their squad.

Were the move to go ahead Redknapp would undoubtedly enter the January transfer market for a replacement striker.

Source: Telegraph

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