CELTIC are tracking Argentina youth star Francisco Ortega, according to a report.

It's been said that the Hoops have received positive scout reports about the U23 internationalist. 

Ortega plays left-back for Vélez Sarsfield.

He was very nearly an ever present for the Argentine side this season, appearing in all but one of their league matches, as well as gaining experience in the Copa Libertadores.

And the Daily Mail report that Celtic are keeping tabs on the rising star.

It's no secret that Ange Postecoglou is keen to sign a left-back as competition for Greg Taylor.