Crystal Palace have joined Everton, Rubin Kazan and Bordeaux in the race to sign Odsonne Edouard.
New boss Patrick Vieira has watched his side fail to score in their first two EPL matches with the arrival of the French u-21 striker seen as part of the solution to get the South London side into the mid-table position that they enjoyed under Roy Hodgson.
With his contract expiring next June it had been assumed that Edouard would leave Celtic this summer but until now the offers have been slow to come in.
There remains the possibility that the striker could remain at Celtic but if two options come in from the EPL plus other deals in France and Russia it looks likely that Edouard is in the final days of his four year stay at Celtic.
Odsonne Edouard fever. Crystal Palace have now made an official offer. In 15m region. Close to Rubin Kazan and with Bordeaux also involved. Celtic have their auction …
— Alan Nixon (@reluctantnicko) August 27, 2021
Everton have sounded out Celtic about a deal for French forward Odsonne Edouard
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) August 27, 2021
A transfer fee of £15m or more will give Ange Postecoglou some serious funds to reinvest even after Paris Saint Germain pick up their cut on the deal they made in 2018.
Georgios Giakoumakis of VVV Venlo has been strongly linked with Celtic but with little contribution from Albian Ajeti and Leigh Griffiths there could be another striker joining Celtic as well as the Greek international.