Celtic should follow Dortmund's lead and pair Moussa Dembele with Henry Onyekuru

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers arrives before the match

The young Nigerian could form a devastating partnership with Moussa Dembele both domestically and in Europe.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers

As reported by the Scottish Sun earlier this month, Eupen attacker Henry Onyekuru came close to joining Celtic back in January and will definitely be leaving for pastures new at the end of the current campaign, so what chance the Bhoys putting together one of the most exciting young strike partnerships in Europe?

With Moussa Dembele already in Celtic’s ranks, manager Brendan Rodgers would be wise to do everything in his power to sign Onyekuru not as a replacement for the outstanding Frenchman but as an attacking partner.

Only time will tell how long Celtic can keep hold of Dembele given his impact at the club thus far, but with another Champions League campaign beckoning it would be quite a prospect pairing the former Fulham man with Onyekuru.

After all, the 19-year-old has already scored 18 goals and provided seven assists this season and his effectiveness from the left flank – as well as his ability to play on the opposite side or as a central striker – marks him out as one to watch.

In fact, if Celtic keep Dembele and sign Onyekuru they could start to develop a reputation similar to that of Borussia Dortmund, who have a habit of signing brilliant teenage prospects.

There will be plenty of clubs interested in the Nigerian’s signature. However he would be foolish to overlook Celtic given their emergence under Rodgers and their very bright future.

Celtic's Moussa Dembele

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