Celtic boss Mowbray admits Fortune can earn more at West Ham, Hull

Celtic boss Tony Mowbray concedes they're behind Hull City and West Ham in the race for Nancy striker Marc-Antoine Fortune.

Celtic boss Tony Mowbray concedes they're behind Hull City and West Ham in the race for Nancy striker Marc-Antoine Fortune.

"I think the boy's first choice would be to come here," said Mowbray, "but he has more than a few Premier League clubs after him and it is the eternal decision between football and finance and it is a difficult one to make. He will make his decision and I will respect it and would never judge anybody.

"I think we would find it very difficult to get to the levels of the Premier League clubs but I told him what the team is about, what role I see for him here and what opportunities he could have.

"It will be done in the next day or two I would suggest.

If he comes here he will have given up better options financially. He has some very attractive offers. I sit here hopeful but realistic."

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