Celtic reject Hooper bid

Sky Sports sources understand that Celtic have rejected Hull City's bid for Gary Hooper.

Last Updated: 12/06/13 at 18:47 Post Comment

Gary Hooper: Wanted by Hull City

Gary Hooper: Wanted by Hull City

We revealed early on Wednesday that newly promoted Hull had made a move for Hooper and lodged an offer for the former Scunthorpe United striker.

However, with the bid believed to be just over £4million, Celtic have reacted quickly by turning down the offer.

Hooper has just one year left on his contract at Celtic Park, and is attracting a great deal of interest from his native England.

Norwich City, who tried to buy him in January, along with, Sunderland, Southampton and Reading are also being linked with the 25-year-old forward.

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