Celtic midfielder David Turnbull is reportedly a shock transfer target for European giants AC Milan.

It's claimed that a number of Italian clubs, including Milan, are monitoring his situation ahead of the January window.

The 24-year-old is out of contract at Celtic Park next summer after four years at the club having joined from Motherwell.

It's believed he is considering his future given his contractual situation and his status in Brendan Rodgers' squad.

The Scotland international has made 14 appearances so far this season, but only seven of those have been from the start. He also has seven goals to his name.

And while the Lanarkshire lad considers his future, it's said that he has some interested clubs in Serie A.

Renowned Italian scout and intermediary Michele Fratine has told Pianeta Milan that AC are looking at Turnbull.

Quoted in the piece, he estimated that Celtic would seek £7m in January if they are to let go of the attacking midfielder before May 2024.

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Fratine said: "This player - who yesterday played part of the match in Lazio-Celtic in the Champions League - plays as a central midfielder and is reminiscent of former Inter player Ivan Perišić in his movements. Different role, but he moves like him. Raised in Motherwell , he is good in managing the ball, in running the ball. He is good at blocking and initiating action. He kicks from distance, with both feet, both with the right and with the left. Tense football, polite and clean foot. He has a lot strength when loading the shot from 20-30 meters.

"He has broken verbally with Celtic and his contract expires on 31 May 2024. Signing him in January would cost 8 million euros, a maximum 10. Otherwise, Milan will have to hope to be chosen next summer from a very vast list of suitors. Scottish international, like Bologna 's Lewis Ferguson , with different characteristics. Modern, complete midfielder: he scored 7 goals in 11 league games for Celtic. Very interesting profile that many Italian clubs are looking at, including Milan."