Celtic have their eye on Manchester City goalkeeper Angus Gunn and may try to sign him on loan in the summer, according to The Sun.
Brendan Rodgers’ goalkeeping situation is one he needs to address at the end of the season.
Craig Gordon is now 35 and approaching the end of his career, while his deputy, the unconvincing Dorus De Vries, is even older at 37.
During the January transfer window, Celtic loaned in Scott Bain from Dundee and the 26-year-old has already made a brace of appearances, including a strong performance in last weekend’s 3-2 win over Rangers.
However, with him looking set to return to his parent club at the end of the campaign, the Bhoys will be short of options.
And although Rodgers also has Northern Irishman Conor Hazard – currently on loan at Falkirk – and Ross Doohan on the books, he can be expected to recruit in the summer.
England Under-21 international Gunn is currently loaned out to Norwich City, where he has made 38 appearances this season, helping the Canaries to 13th in the Championship table.
His City team-mate Patrick Roberts has had two loan spells at Parkhead, emphasising the strong links between the two clubs, and he could follow a similar path.
The Sun claims that Gunn – the son of former Norwich and Scotland keeper Bryan – may be tempted by a loan move north of the border.
Stoke City are reportedly also interested, but Rodgers would be able to entice Gunn with the opportunity to play European football.
The 22-year-old has been praised for both his shot-stopping and distribution skills, and he has a good fitness record as well.
That could be an important factor as Rodgers will be growing increasingly concerned with the number of injuries Gordon and De Vries have picked up.
While the former is back in training, he has been out of action since late January and the latter missed the Old Firm game after picking up a knock.