Celtic fans react as Moussa Dembele scores hat-trick

Bulgaria's forward Stefan Velekov (L) vies with France's forward Moussa Dembele (R) during the Euro 2019 U21 qualifying football match between France and Bulgaria at the MMArena stadium in...

Celtic striker Moussa Dembele represented France's Under-21 side on Monday night.

TOPSHOT - Bulgaria's forward Stefan Velekov (L) vies with France's forward Moussa Dembele  (R) during  the Euro 2019 U21 qualifying football match between France and Bulgaria at the...

Moussa Dembele wowed French with a marvellous hat-trick for France's Under-21 side on Monday night against a 10-man Slovenia side - and Celtic supporters are in awe on Twitter of their number 10.

The 21-year-old striker found the back of the net three times in the space of just 12 minutes, scoring a penalty in the 34th minute, before firing France into the lead in the 41st and doubling his side's advantage in first-half injury time.

Moussa Dembele of Celtic reacts during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Celtic FC and Bayern Muenchen at Celtic Park on October 31, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Dembele dispatched his penalty with ease, before latching onto a Kelvin Amian Adou cross at the back post to squeeze home a near-post finish. But his third was without doubt the best of the night.

Receiving a pass from Lille's Martin Terrier, Dembele swivelled before producing an outrageous effort that curled into the far corner from all of 25 yards out.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers and Moussa Dembele of Celtic applaud the home fans at the final whistle as the team equal a 100 year old record of 62 games unbeaten during the Ladbrokes...

The former Fulham forward has issued another plea to senior France manager Didier Deschamps to choose him ahead of the 2018 World Cup, taking his Under-21 tally to seven goals in eight outings.

Celtic fans reacted on Twitter in astonishment at the quality of their centre-forward, with one fan even claiming it "was good while it lasted" as he expects other sides to become interested.

 

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