Moussa Dembele reflects on early Celtic spell

Fulham's Moussa Dembele looks dejected

Moussa Dembele is pleased about how he is adapting to life at Celtic.

 

Moussa Dembele celebrates scoring the second goal for Fulham

Speaking to Celtic TV, new boy Moussa Dembele has described his adjustment to life with the Hoops as "very, very good" so far.

Manager Brendan Rodgers pulled off a serious coup by luring the highly-rated former Fulham striker to Paradise for a compensation fee of just £500,000, according to The Mirror.

Fulham’s Moussa Dembele applauds the fans at the end of the match

The 20-year-old had been linked with the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool prior to joining Celtic, which makes the transfer significantly more impressive.

By virtue of the fact he is still only a teenager and left Fulham after four years in London, the idea of change may have been quite daunting for the youngster.

But Dembele - who is Rodgers' first signing as Celtic manager - says that he is settling into the squad okay.

Moussa Dembele celebrates scoring the second goal for Fulham

Asked by Celtic TV how he's settling in, Dembele responded: "I find it very, very good. The lads are good players and I'm trying to find my way to get to know them.

"I'm still new. Hopefully I can learn more and more about each of the players – and hopefully settle good in the team."

Dembele is expected to make his competitive debut for Celtic tonight when the Scottish Premiership winners visit Gibraltar to face Lincoln Red Imps in a second-round first-leg Champions League qualifier.

Fulham's Moussa Dembele (R) applauds fans at the end of the match

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