Celtic are being linked with a summer move for Greek international defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos.

The 28-year-old looks like he’ll be leaving Hamburg this summer at the Scottish champions are one of the sides looking at bringing him in.

Brendan Rodgers has been a long-time admirer of the Greek defender and wanted to sign him when he was in charge at Liverpool, but the Reds decided to sign Mamadou Sakho instead as there were concerns about Papadopoulos’ knee.

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However, he’s stayed relatively healthily this season and has played 25 times for Hamburg and therefore, Rodgers could be tempted to bring him to Celtic Park.

Papadopoulos, whilst lacking in height, is known for his physical slyer of play and for his leadership, two things that Celtic’s backline has lacked at times this season.

If he does leave Hamburg, interest will likely be high but Celtic would certainly have a chance to get him.