Charlie Wyke future: This is what the new Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou said about his transfer plans amid links to Sunderland striker

Charlie Wyke continues to be linked with a move to Scottish giants Celtic, who have today unveiled their new boss.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 1:52 pm

Wyke is out of contract this summer at Sunderland and as previously reported by the Echo, he is expected to move on.

Celtic are interested, with several Championship clubs also keeping tabs on Sunderland’s 31-goal top scorer from last season.

Speaking at his unveiling, new Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou has vowed to bring a new perspective to the Hoops.

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Sunderland striker Charlie Wyke.
Sunderland striker Charlie Wyke.

The 55-year-old Australian has taken over at Parkhead, four months after his predecessor Neil Lennon departed.

Speaking at his first press conference, Postecoglou said: “I guess what I bring is maybe a different perspective.

“I’ve had a different journey from many others. Most of my career has been spent on the other side of the world and in internationals.

“Every team I’ve coached has had a very clear identity.

“I think that was one of the reasons I was chosen. In my 25 years in coaching, my teams have always played a certain way.”

Pundits have estimated Celtic could bring in up to 15 new players this summer.

On the rebuild required, Postecoglou said: “It’s fairly extensive. It is a season of change. But after a period of success and what happened last year, it was always going to be a period of change.

“But I see it is an opportunity to make changes in the direction I want.

“We’re working very hard but with the players we have existing, they will all be treated on merit. For the ones coming in, we’ll bring in ones who will fit.”

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