Celtic lead chase for Aberdeen’s Jonny Hayes

Jonny Hayes scored against Celtic in the Scottish Cup final. Picture: SNS
Jonny Hayes scored against Celtic in the Scottish Cup final. Picture: SNS
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Celtic are once again favourites to sign Jonny Hayes after Cardiff City withdrew their bid for the Aberdeen winger, according to Sky Sports.

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It was reported earlier this week that Aberdeen had asked their Ladbrokes Premiership rivals to up their offer after Cardiff matched the £1.2million valuation.

However, the English Championship side have now performed a U-turn, withdrawing the offer and leaving Celtic as the leading bidders.

Aberdeen are seeking to take Ryan Christie on loan for the season as part of the deal.

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