Chris Sutton comments on reported Celtic target Vakoun Issouf Bayo

27 Aug 2000:  Chris Sutton and Henrik Larsson of Celtic during the Scottish Premier League match against Rangers at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland. Celtic won the game 6 - 2. \ Mandatory...

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic reportedly want Vakoun Issouf Bayo in the January transfer window.

21st October 2017, Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland; Scottish League Cup Semi-final, Hibernian versus Celtic; Alan Stubbs and Chris Sutton before the match

Chris Sutton has suggested in The Daily Record that Vakoun Issouf Bayo will not be a good signing for Celtic in the January transfer window.

According to The Daily Star, Celtic are interested in Bayo from Dunajska Streda in the January transfer window and have made a £2 million bid for the 21-year-old forward.

Former Celtic striker Sutton seems to have doubt on the youngster.

Sutton wrote in The Daily Record: “Celtic are chasing Vakoun Issouf Bayo but it’s hardly an inspiring target.

“Even his own manager at Dunajska Streda says he’s a raw prospect with a dodgy first touch and a struggle with tap-ins.”

Chris Sutton of Celtic slips and kicks his penalty over the bar during The Tennents Scottish Cup Final between Celtic and Dundee United at Hampden Park on May 28, 2005 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Risky signing for Celtic

Bayo is a talented and promising young forward who can develop into a brilliant footballer in the future, but it is clear that the 21-year-old is raw at the moment and needs to learn and develop further.

While Celtic do need strikers for the second half of the season, having just signed 18-year-old Timothy Weah on loan from Paris Saint-Germain, the Hoops should be looking to sign someone with more experience and someone who is more established.

Celtic are aiming to win the Scottish Premiership title this season, and are also in the round of 32 of the Europa League.

Ivory Coast's defender Vakoun Issouf Bayo (L) vies England's Matthew Grimes during the Under 21 international football match between France and Qatar on May 30, 2015 at the Leo Lagrange...

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