Date: 17th January 2020 at 7:15pm
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Some Celtic fans have reacted to the club’s recent interest in Manchester City youngster and Leeds United target Ian Poveda in the ongoing January transfer window.

A report from Italian outlet Tuttosport (as per Sport Witness) has said that Poveda has been offered to Celtic recently, with Leeds in the race as well. The report goes onto say that Serie A side Torino are also interested in securing the services of the 19-year-old Man City starlet.

Celtic fans: Would Poveda be a good signing?

We have too many wingers

We have too many wingers

Good bargain signing!

Good bargain signing!

Indeed, on Twitter, many Celtic fans have been discussing a potential move for the Leeds-linked teenager.

Per Transfermarkt, Poveda’s current deal at the Etihad runs out in the summer of 2020. For the club’s Under-23s side, he has made 11 appearances in all competitions this season. He has racked up a tally of three goals and two assists too.

He was a regular for them last season too, having made 29 appearances in all competitions for them. He racked up a tally of six goals and just as many assists, playing all across the front three too.

14 of his appearances last season came on the right-wing, with six coming in the centre-forward position too. Two appearances came from the left-wing.

What do we think?

Poveda’s numbers show promise and that is a good thing for any player who is 19. His numbers show that he can contribute to goals on a regular basis. Celtic have forged a good relationship with Man City in recent years, considering the transfers of Daniel Arzani and Jeremie Frimpong happened with them. Poveda will not be a bad move at all since he will be a cheap signing because of an expiring contract, however it appears many of the club’s fans have different feelings.