Report: $2 mil USMNT man Darlington Nagbe wanted by Celtic

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The Scottish Sun reports that Brendan Rodgers is hoping to woo USMNT player and longtime Portland Timbers man Darlington Nagbe to Celtic Park.

Nagbe, 26, is reportedly a $2 million target for Celtic, and is reportedly in Glasgow for Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League match between the Scottish giants and Barcelona.

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Oddly enough, fellow former Akron midfielder Perry Kitchen left Major League Soccer for Scotland this summer, and is now the captain of Hearts.

From The Scottish Sun:

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is desperate to sign a No . 10-style player and Nagbe, 26, has emerged as a target.

It is believed Liberia-born Nagbe flew into Glasgow yesterday and was whisked to Celtic Park for a look around the stadium.

The report says it would be a “major coup” for Celtic to land Nagbe. Do you think a move to the Scottish Premiership is an upgrade?

In any event, this could be a tremendous week for Nagbe: a new gig and a new national team coach.

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