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  1. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    Celtic have been linked with Schalke striker Franco Di Santo.
    The former Wigan man is being lined-up as insurance if a late bid arrives for Moussa Dembele , according to reports in Germany.
    The Bhoys are reported to have been scouting the Argentina striker, who has made 19 appearances for Schalke this season, as they look for back-up.
    Di Santo, 28, has scored 11 goals in three years at Schalke and netted 13 times in 97 appearances for Wigan.
    The striker has three Argentina caps and also had a spell with Werder Breman where he notched 18 goals in 51 appearances.

    Dembele has been linked with a move to Brighton in this window but so far no concrete offer has been made for the Frenchman.


    However, Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers does not want to take any chances of leaving himself light.
     
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  2. Mcguire1 One faith, Celtic Gold Member

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    He's made 188 appearances this season?!

    :eek:
     
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    Get tae *.
     
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  5. Norm Peterson Good afternoon everybody... Gold Member

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    Not the greatest of records and wouldn’t really be much of a replacement for Dembele...

    Lazy journalism at best I’d say, which probably means we’ll * all our budget on him!

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  6. Norm Peterson Good afternoon everybody... Gold Member

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    18 I presume. 188 would be impossible.
     
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  9. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Had potential 10 year ago but he’s a lump of wid. I’m sure we’ve scouted him before hence the lazy journalism.

    Pass.
     
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    Even Chris Perry commentating on him earlier at Leipzig flat out said he was poor and will never score enough goals for a decent side..

    Did Rodgers have him at Chelsea or Swansea? Would explain the link..
     
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    Another ex-chelsea player, Who's next?
     
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    Media have got it all wrong with this Dembele replacement pish. Edouard will be looked at closely by Rodgers to see if he can fill his boots. If not a replacement will be signed in the summer.

    One of the things this side is missing is a real plan b striker. When’s the last time one of our strikers scored a header?

    We could do worse than this guy. Plenty of experience in a top league.
     
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    Name me a ‘plan B’ striker that has worked for Celtic. Since 1888.
     
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    Bit different since we played two up front but Big John surely qualifies?

    Hard players to sign right enough, we usually end up with donkeys when we try and sign those kinds of players.
     
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    Not a chance a 6 million quid 100+ goals for Celtic striker is ‘plan B’.

    If you play up front for Celtic you MUST be a goal scorer. If you don’t score goals you are useless.
     
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    He's one of those strikers that rarely scores. Would come cheap.
     
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    He was one of the top scorers in the Bundesliga a few years ago.