Agent of Silas Wamangituka comments amid Celtic, Liverpool speculation

Glasgow , United Kingdom - 20 May 2018; A general view of Celtic Park prior to Scott Brown's testimonial match between Celtic and Republic of Ireland XI at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

Neil Lennon’s Celtic and Liverpool are among the clubs reportedly interested in Silas Wamangituka of Paris FC.

A general view inside the stadium during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier between Celtic and AEK Athens at Celtic Park Stadium on August 8, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Paris FC forward Silas Wamangituka’s agent has said that big clubs are interested in him, as quoted in The Scottish Sun, amid speculation that Celtic and Liverpool are looking at him.

According to The Scottish Sun, Scottish Premiership giants Celtic are interested in signing Wamangituka from Paris FC in the summer transfer window.

The report has claimed that Celtic manager Neil Lennon watched the 19-year-old forward in action for Paris FC against Valenciennes on Monday night.

It has also been reported that Liverpool and Barcelona scouts have watched the striker in recent months, and that Fiorentina and Hamburg are interested in the £4.5 million-rated youngster.

According to WhoScored, Wamangituka has made 21 starts and eight substitute appearances in Ligue 2 for Paris FC so far this season, scoring nine goals in the process.

Wamangituka’s agent, Olivier Belesi, has revealed that the youngster has options and that big clubs are interested in him, but he has made it clear that the forward will make a decision on his future after carefully evaluating all of his options.

A general view of the corner flag during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at  Anfield on January 30, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

The Scottish Sun quotes Belesi as saying: “We are a team working on a daily basis for his well-being. We are here to protect him from sharks and opportunists, to preserve him from all temptations. There is a lot of talk around him but we do not care about that.

“There are big clubs interested but we manage all of this quietly, without pressure. Silas has the potential and the qualities to go higher and that is why we will make no mistake with the project we propose.

“We keep Silas focused on the field. The boy is attached to Paris FC and they have helped his progress. We are focusing on the rest of the season and the rise of his team. The rest? We will examine all proposals and give our decision when the time comes.”

General view outside the stadium prior to the UEFA Europa League Group B match between Celtic and Rosenborg at Celtic Park on September 20, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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