Union Berlin manager Oliver Ruhnert has told the Danish press Kristian Pedersen is close to heading to St Andrews.
He told Kicker magazine the deal is ‘not ready’ yet but looks to be completed soon.
The 23-year-old is understood to be on holiday in Dubai, but is wasting no time in flirting with the transfer by using the following emoji’s on his Instagram story:
This comes after leaked photos emerged online of the defender posing with Xuandong Ren sporting a Blues scarf. Despite many questioning whether it was the Danishman or not, they were in fact him (below).
Monk is hoping to make the £2.2million man his first summer signing and is likely to force moves away from the club for both Jonathan Grounds and Cheick Keita.
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