Uk news Emanuel Aiwu in Celtic transfer claim as he confirms Hoops 'enquiries' PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - The Austrian youth international featured against Ange Postecoglou's side in pre-season and he has revealed that there was interest in him from the Premiership champions.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Emanuel Aiwu claims that Celtic were among a clutch of clubs who enquired over his services before he finalised a £3.5 million deal to join Serie A side Cremonese. The Austrian defender completed a move to Italy after time at Rapid Wien - who the Hoops played in a pre-season friendly last month - and signed a four-year deal with the newly-promoted club. Aiwu was linked with a string of clubs across Europe but the Austrian U21s captain decided on Italy despite Celtic being one of those pondering whether or not to launch a bid for him. There was also interest in Turkey and Russia for Aiwu to consider but the lure of a top five European league proved too good for him to turn down. He said: "There were enquiries from Mainz and Celtic and there was interest from clubs in Turkey and Russia, but Cremonese impressed me the most when we spoke.
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. I loved my time at Rapid, but Serie A is an absolute top league, I will be challenged here every week. "I'm looking forward to this opportunity. We know that our aim is to stay in Serie A, but I do think we can do more than just avoid relegation. But there is a real chance for me to make a name for myself in Italy." It's been a busy summer of incomings for boss Ange Postecoglou, with Daizen Maeda, Benjamin Siegrist, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Jota, Alexandro Bernabei, Aaron Mooy and Moritz Jenz arriving at Celtic Park permanently or on loan.
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