Brighton could make a move for Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard this summer in order to help their troubles in front of goal.

The Frenchman has been the subject of interest from a number of Premier League clubs, including Arsenal and Leicester.

Edouard was reportedly close to joining the Foxes, but they opted for RB Salzburg hitman Patson Daka instead.


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However, Brighton have reportedly entered the race for the in-demand striker and could use some of the money they receive for Ben White to sign him.

White is poised to join Arsenal for £50million, so Graham Potter will have cash to spend this summer.

Edouard is high on Potter’s wishlist according to the Daily Express, and he could cost around £15m.

The report claims that the south coast club “have already registered their interest” in the 23-year-old.

He is out of contract next year and the Glasgow club will be reluctant to let him leave on a free when it expires, so cashing in might be their only option.

The striker has an impressive 83 goals in 168 appearances for the Bhoys and has been tipped to move across the border for a while now.

Elsewhere, Celtic have today discovered who they could face in the Champions League third qualifying round.

They face a tough task against PSV Eindhoven or Galatasaray if they reach the next round.

The Hoops are also due to be away for the first leg, if they can get past Midtjylland. Ange Postecoglou kicks off his Celtic reign against the Danish side at Parkhead on Tuesday.

Celtic will play Jablonec in the Europa League if they cannot get past Midtjylland, with the first leg in the Czech Republic.

Their Old Firm rivals Rangers will take on Malmo or HJK Helsinki in their opening CL qualifier.

Steven Gerrard’s seeded side were drawn out of the pot second and face a trip to Sweden or Finland for the first leg on August 3-4.

Malmo will host Helsinki – the former club of Gers striker Alfredo Morelos – in the first leg of the second qualifying round on Wednesday.

Fellow SPFL side St Johnstone will play the losers of the PSV-Galatasaray clash in the third qualifying round of the Europa League. Saints will be away from home in the first leg on August 5.





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