But City will win they race for Adam, who will initially join the club’s academy.
Man City have beaten other Premier League clubs to 16-year-old Josh Adam’s signature
Adam will join City’s academy at the impressive Etihad Campus near the first-team’s stadium
He has had an option to sign pro terms with Celtic since turning 16 in February, but terms have not been agreed.
Adam is a Scotland youth international, having played three times for the Under-16 side and has seven caps at all levels, scoring once.
He made his debut at Under-16s at the age of 14 in 2018, handed his bow by Stuart McLaren.
The 16-year-old will join an impressive youth setup at City’s Etihad campus, with the Under-18 side having been runners-up in four out of the last five FA Youth Cups.