When it comes to transfer targets, Celtic appears to have stepped up their game in the previous few days.

According to reports in Sweden this morning, Carl Starfelt will have a Celtic physical today in Moscow before relocating to Glasgow.

Celtic and Rubin Kazan have agreed on a deal worth up to €5 million, according to Swedish sports writer Anel Avdic.

For the past two weeks, Carl has been linked with a transfer to Celtic. We appear to be nearing the finish of the game and about to get down to business.

The 26-year-old is a first-team ready player who will almost certainly make his way into the starting XI once he’s settled in.

The future of Kristoffer Ajer is still up in the air; it’s believed that the Norwegian will depart the club; but, if Celtic are close to bringing Carl in, that process may be accelerated quickly.

Ajer has made it plain that he wants to play elsewhere, and now is the time for the club to make a deal.