By Stephen Mcgowan For The Scottish Daily Mail
Published: 00:18 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 00:18 GMT, 1 January 2019
Celtic will this week begin formal negotiations for the £2million transfer of Ivory Coast striker Vakoun Issouf Bayo.
Slovakian club Dunajska Streda last night confirmed that they have received a bid believed to be worth £1.75million from the Scottish champions.
The Slovaks want a fee in excess of £2.3m before agreeing to sell their top scorer, with sporting director Jan Van Daele telling Sportsmail: 'We confirm we have received an official offer from Celtic of which we acknowledged receipt. We are planning to start the negotiation process in due course.'
Dunajska Streda striker Vakoun Issouf Bayo may move to Celtic during the January window
An under-23 international, Bayo has