According to, reported Derby County and Celtic target Kasper Junker wants to leave Bodo / Glimt with friction between the player and club evident.

The Danish striker made headlines in 2020 with a superb campaign in Norway.

Bodo / Glimt won the Norwegian top-flight at a canter and impressed in Europe, with Junker topping the club’s scoring charts with an impressive 27 goals in 25 games.

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According to TEAMtalk, Junker was being tracked by Derby and Celtic.

But during January, the only reported offer to arrive came from Italian side Crotone as Norwegian publication VG cited the Serie A minnows failing with a £1.3 million bid.

The Athletic later claimed Junker was hopeful of a move to the United Kingdom.

Now, the latest from Danish editorial claims the relationship between Junker and the club is poor amid a fallout as the striker would like to leave the club.

Speaking on the matter, Bodo / Glimt boss Kjetil Knutsen was quoted as saying:

“Right now there are now bids for Kasper. None that are interesting at least. What happens tomorrow, nobody knows. But what happens must happen.”

Celtic have fallen over 20 points behind Rangers this season in what has been a disappointing campaign for the Hoops in their attempt to win ten titles in a row.

Neil Lennon’s side must now prepare for next season, and recruitment is key. Junker could be a fine addition at Parkhead as they crave a regular goal scorer.

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Derby, meanwhile, will target a new striker or two this summer as both Colin Kazim-Richards and Martyn Waghorn are out of contract at the end of the season.

Jack Marriott is out of favour with the Rams, while fellow striker Lee Gregory will return to Stoke City at the end of his six-month loan spell at Pride Park.

Junker, however, has plenty of suitors so Derby would have their work cut out.

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