'Take the money and run', 'Monster signing'... Brighton and Celtic fans react to shock £20m Moussa Dembele rumour

Moussa Dembele celebrates his 2nd goal (Celtic's 4th) during the Betfred Cup Semi-Final at Hampden Park on October 21, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Brighton and Hove Albion are reportedly keen on Celtic's Moussa Dembele.

Moussa Dembele celebrates his goal score Celtics 2nd,during the Betfred Cup Final at Hampden Park on November 26, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic striker Moussa Dembele is continually being linked with a move to England – and reports suggest a new contender is in the race for his signature.

The Bhoys have seen Dembele thrive since his bargain move from Fulham in the summer of 2016, having smashed 32 goals in 49 outings under Brendan Rodgers last season.

Dembele has continued his goalscoring exploits this term with eight goals in 14 games for the Bhoys, and speculation now surrounds his future ahead of the January transfer window.

Moussa Dembele celebrates his 2nd goal (Celtic's 4th) during the Betfred Cup Semi-Final at Hampden Park on October 21, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Daily Mail report that Brighton and Hove Albion want to sign Dembele in an audacious swoop, and are prepared to offer £20million for the French under-21 international, though Celtic are seeking £30million.

Whether the Seagulls can match that valuation remains to be seen, but leaving a Europa League club for a relatively small Premier League side is something that would shock many, given some of the teams who want to sign Dembele.

Moussa Dembele of Celtic celebrates his goal, Celtic's third, during the Betfred Cup Semi-Final at Hampden Park on October 21, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Brighton fans have taken to Twitter to either shoot down the rumours or rave about the possibility of landing Dembele, suggesting that he would be a 'monster signing' and urged owner Tony Bloom to fund a deal.

Celtic fans are somewhat split; some believe that Dembele is worth much more than £20million and shouldn't even consider joining a club like Brighton, whilst others think that Celtic should take the money and run if £20million is on the table...

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