SERIE A side Bologna last night confirmed they've made a move to lure Shunsuke Nakamura from Celtic.
President Alfredo Cazzola wants the Japanese midfielder to be the
inspiration behind his team's transformation from also-rans to title
contenders. But Bologna face stiff opposition from fellow Italians
Sampdoria and Palermo, who also want to bring Nakamura back to the
country he left for Celts in 2005.
Cazzola said: "We want to build a great team at Bologna and the first new face I want on board is Nakamura.
"We have already formalised our offer to Celtic, so they know the conditions of the proposed transfer.
are waiting to hear back from Celtic about the offer once they've
discussed it with the player. We hope they'll give us permission to
speak to Nakamura. If they do we'll contact him to discuss the move."
has been the good-luck charm for Celtic in the championship since
leaving Reggina three
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