Reports suggest Celtic could move for Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell

Celtic could snap up Sunderland's Jack Rodwell after the player was told he no longer had a future at the Stadium of Light.

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According to the Sunderland Echo, Celtic were interested in a loan move for the player last summer but failed to agree terms on how much of his wages they would pay.

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Though personal terms may still be an issue with Rodwell earning £70,000 per week, there would be no transfer fee required with Sunderland happy to offload the player on a permanent deal for nothing.

Jack Rodwell featuring for Sunderland in a friendly against Livingston earlier this season. Picture: Getty

The English Championship side are hoping that the former England international would be willing to take a pay cut to sign for another club, where he could find regular first-team football.

Rodwell’s career has stalled since leaving Everton for Manchester City in a £12million deal in 2012. He has featured on three times for the first-team this season.

Jack Rodwell featuring for Sunderland in a friendly against Livingston earlier this season. Picture: Getty