On December 28th, Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws reported that Celtic are interested in Timothy Castagne and the Bhoys are willing to pay €6.7m fee to Atalanta for the right-back.
Two days later, we covered a report from La Gazzetta dello Sport, who claimed the Serie A outfit are demanding €10m for the defender.
Brendan Rodgers’ side may struggle to bring the 23-year-old to Scotland in the winter market because the Serie A outfit have decided to increase the asking price for the defender, if a report from DH is to be believed.
Having struggled for regular minutes since October, he played the full 90 minutes for his side against Juventus and Sassuolo and impressed during those two outings.
For this reason, the Italian side have decided to increase the fee, which was previously set at €10m and these demands make Castagne ‘too expensive’ for Celtic.
Another reason it could be difficult for them to land him is because the Belgian is happy at Atalanta as is still appreciated by the leaders at the club.