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Kolo Toure is about to link up with his old manager at Celtic

The veteran defender looks set to join the Scottish Premiership champions.
Jul 23rd 2016, 2:40 PM 7,369 15

Guinness International Champions Cup Toure and Rodgers during their Liverpool days. Source: AP/Press Association Images

CELTIC ARE CLOSE to completing the signing of Kolo Toure on a free transfer.

The 35-year-old defender, who is unattached since his Liverpool contract expired at the end of last season, is in Glasgow to undergo a medical and the deal should be tied up by the weekend, according to widespread reports.

Former Arsenal, Manchester City and Ivory Coast centre-half Toure has vast experience at the top level and will be a valuable addition for the Hoops, who have also been linked with Ireland and Blackburn Rovers defender Shane Duffy.

Toure links up with ex-Reds boss Brendan Rodgers, who took over the Scottish Premiership champions in May, and is set to become their second summer signing after Moussa Dembele’s arrival from Fulham.

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