Celtic-linked 15 goal strike star talks up interest in him

Heracles Almelo striker Wout Weghorst says he is still has ambitions of moving Celtic despite the change of manager at the Scottish club.

The Dutchman was linked with the Scottish Premiership champions back in January when Ronny Deila was still manager.

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The 23 year old has helped his side to a sixth place finish in the Eredivisie, qualifying for the Europa League in the process, and he told the Scottish Sun, he hopes Celtic are still interested in him now Brendan Rodgers is manager:

“There’s a lot of interest from clubs home and abroad. Cardiff City and Celtic were interested. Every footballer has ambition and we will see what is the best choice.”

Weghorst has scored 15 goals in 39 games in all competitions this season.

He scored in both legs in the Europa League play-off semi-final against FC Groningen.

He then played in the final against Utrecht as they beat their rivals 2-0 on Sunday to progress to to the Europa League qualifying round.

It is first time in the club’s history that they have qualified to play in a European competition.

It’s unlikely though that Weghorst will be at the club to experience it as he seeks a move away to a bigger club.