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‘MOSES COULD BE A STEAL,’ RODGERS

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BRENDAN RODGERS believes Moses Odubajo could be a steal for Celtic – if the defender can prove his fitness.

The right-back, 24, is out of contract at Hull City at the weekend after two years out through injury.

Moses is at the champions’ pre-season camp in Austria for discussions over a possible move to Parkhead.

Stressing that the former England Under-20 cap would need to show no ill-effects of his prolonged time out before a deal could be offered, Rodgers reckons Odubajo could represent a smart piece of business.

The Hoops gaffer said: “He’s a boy we know and we have had a conversation with.

“It is nothing more than that. We are looking to develop our game and the way we work and his profile. When he was fully fit, was really exciting.

“He is coming back from a really awful injury. We are just taking the opportunity to have a chat to see where he is at and now we will take it from there.

“Moses, if he is a fully fit player and up to speed, then he is a big talent. I saw him at Brentford and Hull and he was an exceptional talent.

“He was a winger who has been turned into a full-back, so his intent to get forward is there, but he is also good defensively, as well. That sort of player attracts us.

“We are looking to develop he squad. He will be leaving Hull and we got permission to speak, but obviously there is a concern over the fitness.

“There is still a lot to go before that could happen, but it was just nice to talk him and see where he was at.”

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