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Borussia Dortmund lining up move for 23-year-old French striker

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Borussia Dortmund are looking to sign Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard this summer, according to Football Insider.

Edouard has enjoyed four excellent seasons at Celtic since signing from Paris Saint-Germain. He has scored 81 goals and registered a further 37 assists in 161 outings for the Scottish side, winning three league titles and a SFWA Footballer of the Year award.

Edouard has been a standout at Celtic

The 23-year-old has been strongly linked with moves away from Parkhead over the last year. West Ham United have seemed like the most likely destination, while Arsenal and Leicester City have also been rumoured.

Football Insider are claiming that Borussia Dortmund are ready to join the chase for Edouard this summer.

The Black and Yellows currently own one of the world’s most prolific strikers in Erling Haaland. The Norwegian has been sensational since his move from RB Salzburg in January 2020, scoring 51 goals in 54 appearances in all competitions.

Haaland has since become one of the most sought after players on the planet, with the likes of Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich all reportedly hoping to sign him. This has caused major doubts at Borussia Dortmund over his future.

As a result, they have reportedly turned to Edouard as a possible replacement.

For now, interim manager Edin Terzic will be focused on securing Champions League football for next season, as well as lifting some silverware.

Borussia Dortmund will be hoping to end the season with a flourish

Borussia Dortmund’s league campaign has not gone as planned. They currently sit fifth in the Bundesliga, five points off the top four with just five games remaining.

However, they have reached the final four of the DFB Pokal, and play second tier Holstein Kiel in the semi-finals. If they win, they will meet RB Leipzig or Werder Bremen in the final.

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