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Celtic set price tag on in-demand Edouard

Odsonne Edouard, Celtic
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Celtic have reportedly slapped a £40million price tag on Odsonne Edouard’s head amid growing interest from several Premier League clubs.

Edouard has been nothing short of outstanding since swapping Paris Saint-Germain for Celtic in 2017.

Only last season, the 22-year-old forward netted 27 times and provided 19 assists in 45 competitive outings, helping his side win a historic ‘treble treble.’

Indeed, during his three-year career at Celtic Park, the ‘Hoops’ have lifted all three domestic titles each season, making Edouard somewhat the club’s talisman.

With many Premier League clubs currently on his trail, Celtic have set a £40million price tag on their prized asset, partially because they owe PSG a 40% sell-on fee, report the Daily Mail.

Aston Villa, Arsenal, Everton, and Leicester City, among many other sides, have expressed transfer interest in Edouard, who already has four goals under his belt this term.

Although Carlo Ancelotti emerged as a big fan of the French striker, the Toffees already have Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison, and Moise Kean may deter Edouard from joining the Goodison Park outfit.

Meanwhile, he may find Leicester City’s interest attractive, given Brendan Rodgers, who brought him to Celtic, is currently at the helm at the King Power Stadium.

Rodgers is desperate to find a prolific striker to partner Jamie Vardy in the final third after Kelechi Iheanacho failed to live up to expectations.

Also, £45million obtained from Ben Chilwell’s move to Chelsea put the Foxes in a better financial position ahead of a possible transfer tug-of-war.

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