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Celtic fans react to idea of Moussa Dembele staying

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

Celtic's Moussa Dembele has been linked with a move away from Glasgow.

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.

If rumours are believed, Moussa Dembele will stay at Celtic beyond this transfer window.

According to Turkish news outlet Fanatik, the 21-year-old marksman is planning to stay at Parkhead this month amid hefty speculation about his future.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers confirmed this week that there have been no bids for Dembele, who cost only £500,000 and marked his first season with the Hoops by scoring 30 times.

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

It became clear early on in his Celtic career that the Scottish Premiership giants would struggle to keep the Frenchman for the long term.

And the likes of Brighton & Hove Albion and Everton from the Premier League are said to be testing the Bhoys' resolve regarding the former Fulham starlet.

Moussa Dembele of Celtic (L) celebrates scoring his sides first goal with team mates Scott Sinclair (C) and Leigh Griffiths (R)  during the Betfred Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and...

But if the news from Turkey is true then Celtic will keep hold of him until at least the summer, and some fans are delighted.

Rodgers's side have a huge last-32 Europa League tie with Zenit St Petersburg in February and March, and obviously their hopes are a lot better with someone like Dembele up front.

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