Rodgers confirms Celtic have rejected Premier League bid for Boyata

first_img Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing fear Celtic have rejected a bid from Fulham for Dedryck Boyata, manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed.The Premier League club have targeted the 27-year-old defender and are reported to have offered £9million.“Yes, we have had a few enquiries and there was a confirmed bid by Fulham for him,” Rodgers said.“He is a player that we don’t want to lose. We know he is in the last year of his deal.“He has been a fantastic player for me in my time here, he had an excellent World Cup when he played.“He is clearly a player of value and, at this point in time for us, he is very important and the club rejected that.” Celtic rejected a bid for Boyata from Fulham Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade RANKED Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland on his way Man United ‘miss out’ on Minamino, West Ham scout Flamengo strikers, Auba wants out LIVING THE DREAM Euro expert explains why Liverpool should be so excited about Minamino Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father 1 Celtic play the first leg of their Champions League third qualifier against AEK Athens at Parkhead on Wednesday night, but Boyata is not quite ready to feature following his exploits with Belgium during the summer.Olivier Ntcham is fit. The French midfielder suffered an Achilles injury in the 3-1 home win against Livingston on Saturday but has shrugged it off.Moussa Dembele remains out with a hamstring complaint and Marvin Compper and Lewis Morgan are still working their way back from injury. REAL DEAL TRANSFER LATEST GOSSIP Arsenal ace heading for January exit as German club ready bid for midfielder Signing imminent? Man United target ‘on flight’ to England for talks with club Carroll explains why he wanted to fail Liverpool medical before £35m move IN DEMAND heading off ‘perfect fit” three-way race last_img

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