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Andy Rojas puts Celtic on transfer alert as second bid lands for Herediano starlet

Celtic could face a bidding war to land Andy Rojas after a second bid was launched for the Costa Rican starlet.

The Hoops are keeping close tabs on the 18-year-old Herediano starlet, who made history at the Copa America in becoming his country's youngest-ever cap at the tournament. It was initially believed that the champions would have to pay around £800,000 to land the versatile attacker.

But Celtic aren't the only club interested, with teams across Spain, Belgium and Portugal also weighing up moves. It emerged last week that Herediano had already thrown out an offer from an unnamed Portuguese side. And now sports director Robert Garbanzo has confirmed that a second bid has been tabled for the rising star.

Rojas made headlines at the weekend after scoring in a 1-1 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Costa Rica Super Cup Final, before going on to eventually lift the trophy after a dramatic penalty shootout.

When quizzed on the future of the club's star talent, Garbanzo said: "We have now received two formal offers for Andy. I am not going to say the names of the club. We hope to make the best decision for the club, both financially and sportingly for Andy. In fact, the reason Andy was included in the squad for the Final so soon after the Copa America was for his benefit.

"It was a showpiece game played at the National Stadium and the ideal way to show off his many talents. The game showed the talents of an 18-year-old kid to the world."