Well, it’s a midfielder we’re linked with again, albeit another attacking one and not the defensive king.
Indeed, reports suggest Celtic are interested in Barcelona’s Alex Collado.
☘️Celtic have made an enquiry for Barcelona attacking midfielder Alex Collado— Sky Sports Scotland (@ScotlandSky) August 9, 2022
There may very well be ‘something’ to this, but let’s not get too excited and go ‘all in’ on it like we did with that Vinicius Souza nonsense, only to all get disappointed and in some cases, a few people looked really stupid.
Furthermore, it would suggest Ange is keen to add more creativity to the squad, and may very well not be fully happy with the current attacking players in the side.
Here’s some stats on Collado:
Celtic Transfer Link: Stats Report— The Cynic (@90MinuteCynic) August 9, 2022
12 p90s in La Liga - mostly central/att mid but also some games on right wing.
Overall, a roughly average data output - Granada relegated so team quality influence some numbers.
High dribble volume and effective tackler. pic.twitter.com/NrCtzpExAE
And no article would be complete without a youtube compilation and various readers declaring him the new Toni Kroos or De Bruyne so here we are: