Celtic are standing firm of their stance over Jota’s transfer price as they appear to get a document fee for the Portuguese winger, in accordance with a report.
And it’s claimed that Celtic rejecting a bid of £25million would see Jota’s wages immediately bumped as much as £45okay per week from his present £35okay per week contract that he signed final summer season. The Celtic hierarchy have been in talks with Al-Ittihad bosses over the weekend and the Daily Record report that the Hoops are refusing to budge on their asking price and need a minimal of £25m for the winger, which might break the document fee they obtained after they bought Kieran Tierney to Arsenal in 2019.
Jota has already agreed private phrases on his transfer to Saudi Arabia and it’s a large wage increase that might see him earn £10m per 12 months, which interprets to £192okay per week over the following few years and a deal between Celtic and the Saudi club may very well be agreed within the coming days.
And Celtic are additionally braced for bids for Reo Hatate with the Japanese midfielder additionally attracting curiosity from the Saudi Pro League. The midfielder’s representatives have already insisted he has little interest in heading to Saudi Arabia this summer season and desires to proceed his profession in Europe as a substitute of heading to the Gulf State.
But Saudi sides may supply big wages to him and Celtic are hoping that it doesn’t occur with Jota prone to transfer and Aaron Mooy additionally leaving the club after saying his retirement.