Celtic chief confirms talks over deal for Dundee United ace

first_img Gary Mackay-Steven 1 Ronny Deila has confirmed Celtic want to sign Gary Mackay-Steven from Dundee United on a pre-contract agreement.The 24-year-old winger’s current deal at Tannadice ends in the summer and United are demanding £250,000 to part with him this month.Deila, however, is prepared to play the waiting game and is hopeful of agreeing a deal to take Mackay-Steven in the summer.Deila, who returned with his squad from the winter training break in Gran Canaria on Wednesday, said: “He is a player we have been looking at for a long time.“We hope to sign a contract with him into the summer.“If we can do something now we will do it but everything has its price.“We haven’t talked with him but we have talked to his agent and what we understand is that he is interested in coming to Celtic.“We have an opportunity to get him under contract from the summer and we will do what we can to arrange it and hopefully it will be arranged in a few days.”last_img read more