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Celtic boss Rodgers makes claim about Dembele bid

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that his club have rejected one offer for striker Moussa Dembele.

The 21-year-old is regarded as one of the best up and coming strikers in Europe and score 32 goals in all competitions last season to help the Hoops win the domestic treble unbeaten.

He has however been unable to replicate the same type of form this season due to injury and has gone on to score just eight goals so far.

Dembele has reportedly been a target of Premier League clubs Brighton and Hove Albion as well as Crystal Palace this month.

“Moussa has never once asked to leave Celtic,” Rodgers said. “We brought him here as a talented young player at 19 and he has shown that talent.

“He has come in with a plan: his agent, himself and I know what the plan was but he has never asked once to leave. He is fully committed to Celtic.

“We have had one official bid for him that is nowhere near the value of what the value of Moussa is. But equal to that we have no interest in selling him.”