Manchester City set to sign 16-year-old Celtic midfielder Josh Adam

Marilyn Dubinski Chelsea FC

Manchester City are set to sign Celtic’s emerging midfield prospect Josh Adam.

The 16-year-old is viewed as one of the best youngsters in Scotland and the Etihad Stadium club, among other Premier League’s leading teams, including Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea, are keen.

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

Adam will join City's academy at the impressive Etihad Campus near the first-team's stadium

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.  

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