Football Insider have shared numerous demands Sunderland striker Charlie Wyke has made to Celtic ahead of a potential cut-price move to Parkhead.
The Lowdown: Wyke ‘very keen’
Wyke was thought to be ‘very keen’ over a move to Glasgow, but a number of demands have now emerged regarding a possible Scotland switch.
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The Latest: Wyke’s demands
According to Football Insider, who have been informed by a Celtic source, Wyke is holding out for a deal until 2025.
He’s on £6,400-a-week with Sunderland and reportedly wants his pack packet doubled, should he put pen to paper on a Celtic deal.
Finally, Wyke also wants a multi-million-pound signing-on fee.
The Verdict: What should McKay do?
With no director of football in place, you’d expect new CEO Dominic McKay would be leading discussions with Wyke.
There would be no transfer fee required, but with Wyke wanting a big signing-on fee and a possible £12,800-a-week long-term deal, a move could cost the Hoops over £2.5m in wages alone across the four years.
Wyke, who former Black Cats boss Phil Parkinson described as ‘excellent’, showed in League One that he can find the back of the net with ease, and with Odsonne Edouard still expected to leave the club, the Hoops may be happy to take a punt on Wyke despite being forced to pay a pretty penny for his services.
In other news: Ange Postecoglou already in talks for first Celtic signing as Glasgow arrival sparks action, find out more here.
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