Celtic closing in on Icelandic striker

Celtic manager Neil Lennon prior to kick-off during the Champions League match against Barcelona on October 1, 2013
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Celtic are nearing a move for striker Holmbert Aron Fridjonsson from Icelandic club Fram.

Celtic are closing in on a move for striker Holmbert Aron Fridjonsson from Icelandic club Fram.

The 20-year-old had a successful trial with the Scottish champions earlier this month.

Celtic are now expected to sign the young centre-forward for around £120,000.

Fram chairman Sverrir Einarsson told STV: "We have received an offer. We responded to Celtic last night and we are waiting to hear again from them.

"I think we are hoping it will happen. It would good for him, Celtic would be a very good club for him."

The Icelandic Under-21 international scored 12 goals in 23 games for Fram last season.

Scott Brown of Scotland gestures during the International Friendly match between England and Scotland at Wembley Stadium on August 14, 2013
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