Celtic offer for £12.6m Serie A international defender

Napoli defender Amir Rrahmani has revealed he had interest from Celtic prior to making the move to Naples.

Amir Rrahmani in action for Kosovo. Picture: Getty
Amir Rrahmani in action for Kosovo. Picture: Getty

The 26-year-old Kosovan international moved to Italy in summer 2019, joining Hellas Verona from Dinamo Zagreb.

It took just a few months of impressive performances for the Gialloblu to prompt interest from Napoli which turned into a £12.6million move having only joined Hellas for under £2million.

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Having remaind on loan in Verona for the remainder of the season, he has not yet played for the Naples side.

Speaking to media in Italy, Rrahmani confirmed an offer from Celtic as well as Belgian side Standard Liege.

“The club has invested in me since they bought me,” he told Super Sport.

“I have been told that I am an important part of the team and I believe that the moment will come very soon.

“I had offers from Celtic and Standard Liege, but in the end, I signed for Napoli, it was the most important step of my life.”

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