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Kolo Toure to Celtic: Former Liverpool star in Glasgow for medical

Published 23/07/2016

Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp and Ivorian defender Kolo Toure celebrate after winning the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north-west England on January 13, 2016. AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp and Ivorian defender Kolo Toure celebrate after winning the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north-west England on January 13, 2016. AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's Ivorian defender Kolo Toure (R) and Liverpool's English defender Nathaniel Clyne embrace after winning a UEFA Europa League group B football match between Liverpool and Bordeaux at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England, on November 26, 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's Kolo Toure (right) and Sevilla's Ever Banega (left) battle for the ball during the UEFA Europa League Final at St. Jakob-Park, Basel, Switzerland. Adam Davy/PA Wire.
Liverpool's Kolo Toure shakes hands with manager Jurgen Klopp as he leaves the field injured during the Capital One Cup, Fourth Round match at Anfield, Liverpool. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 28, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Liverpool. Photo credit should read: Richard Sellers/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Chelsea's Burkina Faso midfielder Bertrand Traore (L) vies with Liverpool's Ivorian defender Kolo Toure during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 11, 2016. AFP/Getty Images
Stoke City's English striker Peter Crouch (L) vies with Liverpool's Ivorian defender Kolo Toure during the English League Cup semi-final second leg football match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England, on January 26, 2016. AFP/Getty Images
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Kolo Toure of Liverpool warms up during a training session ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final Second Leg match against Villarreal at Melwood Training Ground on May 4, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clint Hughes/Getty Images)
Lucas, Kolo Toure and Simon Mignolet of Liverpool celebrate after winning the match on penalties after a miss from Albert Adomah of Middlesbrough during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Middlesbrough at Anfield
Liverpool's Kolo Toure is substituted off by Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers (left) during the UEFA Europa League match at Anfield, Liverpool. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday October 1, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Liverpool. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Kolo Toure of Manchester City smiles during the Carling Cup Third Round match between Manchester City and Birmingham City at the Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2011 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Former Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has arrived in Glasgow ahead of an anticipated move to Celtic.

The 35-year-old was photographed outside Ross Hall Hospital in Glasgow ahead of a medical on Saturday morning.

The Ivory Coast international could now sign for Celtic before they fly out to Kazakhstan on Monday for their Champions League qualifier against Astana.

The former Manchester City and Arsenal centre-back will be the second signing made by his one-time Anfield boss Brendan Rodgers since he took over as manager.

Two Celtic central defenders, Jozo Simunovic and Dedryck Boyata, are injured while Efe Ambrose was dropped for the second leg of their triumph over Lincoln Red Imps after his mistake cost the Scottish champions a losing goal in Gibraltar.

Celtic have until the eve of Wednesday's third qualifying round first leg to make one wildcard signing that could feature against Astana.

Kolo Toure of Liverpool consoles the dejected Luis Suarez of Liverpool following their team's 3-3 draw during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on May 5, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Kolo Toure of Liverpool consoles the dejected Luis Suarez of Liverpool following their team's 3-3 draw during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on May 5, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

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