Celtic raise Kevin Doyle bid to £750,000

Celtic have raised their bid for Wolves man Kevin Doyle, offering £750,000 for the Republic of Ireland striker.

Neil Lennon will be hoping his £750k bid will be accepted. Picture: Phil Wilkinson
Neil Lennon will be hoping his £750k bid will be accepted. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Their initial bid of £500,000 was below Wolves’ asking price of £1.5m, but the English side are keen to reduce their wage bill after being knocked back to League One.

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Celtic believe that at 29, Doyle may not have a huge re-sell value at this stage in his career, so are hoping their £75k offer will be accepted.

Boss Neil Lennon is keen to add more firepower to his squad after losing Gary Hooper and Victor Wanyama over the summer.