Report: Anderlecht make bid for Egyptian talent, once desperate to join Celtic

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Mahmoud Trezeguet Hassan has also been linked with Nottingham Forest in the past.

In April it was reported that Egyptian football giants Al Ahly will listen to offers for their star player Mahmoud 'Trezeguet' Hassan. The 20-year-old talent has had a breakthrough season this term and it is now reported by KingFut that he will be available this summer if a team is willing to meet the price-tag for the player.

The club are in financial difficulties and Trezegut is one of their marquee players, so they feel he will raise the most funds if sold.

The news might should have come as music to the ears of both Celtic and Nottingham Forest - as both have been linked with his signature.

In December 2013 both Celtic and Nottingham Forest were linked by after he impressed in the Under 20 World Cup.

In January last year the player himself insisted to the Daily Record that he wanted a move to Celtic - and that it was imminent.

"I've repeatedly stated that I want to sign for Celtic. And I have been told that Celtic's official offer to the club will arrive this week. The club know it is coming and will have plenty of time to find a replacement for me.

"I won't give up my dream. Especially since everybody knows the name and popularity of a club like Celtic."

No deal ever came to fruition, but it now seems he is available once again.

However Celtic and Forest won't be alone in his pursuit.

It is being reported today by Voetbal Zone that Belgian giants Anderlecht are ready to table a bid of up to €1 million for the talented mdfielder.

Trezeguet has had a breakthrough season this term and also made his debut for the Pharaohs last year. He has since gone on to score for his country, a great striker against Equatorial Guinea in March.

If €1 million is the asking price for the player Celtic must be considering a move. Forest can't because of a transfer embargo, but it remains a bargain for anyone willing to rival Anderlecht for the player.

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