Celtic manager Neil Lennon has confirmed the club have rejected an offer from Norwich for Gary Hooper.
Hooper’s contract expires at the end of next season and the club have been trying to convince the former Scunthorpe striker, 24, to sign an extension.
But Premier League side Norwich, who were reported to have made a bid for Swansea’s Danny Graham on Thursday, are in the market for a new striker and have registered their interest.
“The bid has been rejected,” Lennon said. “We had discussions with his representatives this morning and we are waiting to hear back from them.
“We are in a good position. We don't want to sell, we feel we have a lot to look forward to in the second half of the season. We don't want any of our top players to go and Gary comes into that bracket.
“I've not spoken to him because I was with his representatives most of the morning. I'm sure they'll have a discussion later on.
“Our case is simple - you are not going. He has a year-and-a-half on his contract and he's a Celtic player.”