Celtic will reportedly receive a substantial windfall if Arsenal sign Moussa Dembele

The Celtic fans display their banners during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic sold Moussa Dembele to Lyon in 2018 - now he's reportedly a target for Premier League giants Arsenal.

Moussa Dembele of Lyon celebrates his goal during the french League Cup (Coupe de la Ligue) at Stade de la Licorne on December 19, 2018 in Amiens, France.

Celtic could be set for a rather substantial windfall – thanks to Arsenal.

Heading towards the summer transfer window, The Hoops are expected to be busy in the market with a number of positions in need of reinforcement. The Premiership leaders need full-backs on either flank while they could do with a centre-half, a central midfielder and potentially a new striker too.

So the decision to include a 10 per cent sell-on clause in Moussa Dembele’s contract looks an inspired one now (Daily Record).


Celtic sold the Frenchman to Lyon last summer for £20 million, as reported by the Independent, and he could now be set for another big-money switch.

After scoring 19 goals in an impressive debut season with the Ligue 1 club, The Mirror claims Dembele has emerged as a target for Arsenal. Needless to say, Lyon’s tough-talking president Jean-Michel Aulas will demand a substantial profit – which means Celtic could also be in the money.

Celtic's French striker Moussa Dembele (R) fights for the ball with Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Dani Alves during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match between...

If Lyon double their money on Dembele for example, Celtic will receive £4 million for a player they snapped up from Fulham in the summer of 2016.

That could pay for a new full-back or two.

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.

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