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SportCeltic keen on Nantes defender Nathan Gassama

15:06  13 june  2019
15:06  13 june  2019 Source:   readsport.co

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Celtic are thought to be exploring the possibility of bringing Nantes ’ teenage centre-back Nathan Gassama to the club this summer. According to Goal France, cited by Sport Witness, the Hoops, along with Southampton and Chelsea, are all tracking the defender , while Watford have made contact with

Celtic face competition for French defender Perraud: Celtic keen on Nantes defender Nathan Gassama Celtic are thought to be exploring the possi The 21-year old defender spent last season on loan with Paris FC in France’s Ligue 2, and despite being under contract until 2021, is keen on

Celtic keen on Nantes defender Nathan Gassama © Julian Finney/Getty Images Sport Celtic v AEK Athens - UEFA Champions League Qualifier

Celtic are thought to be exploring the possibility of bringing Nantes’ teenage centre-back Nathan Gassama to the club this summer.

According to Goal France, cited by Sport Witness, the Hoops, along with Southampton and Chelsea, are all tracking the defender, while Watford have made contact with the Ligue 1 side regarding the centre-back.

Celtic keen on Nantes defender Nathan Gassama © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport

The towering 18-year-old is highly thought of in France and is known for his ability to play out from the back along with possessing impressive defensive capabilities.

Southampton looking at Nantes captain Valentin Rongier

Southampton looking at Nantes captain Valentin Rongier Southampton are said to be interested in signing Nantes midfielder Valentin Rongier this summer, according to reports in France. A story from Le Foot, relayed by Sport Witness today, suggests the Saints are considering a move for the 24-year-old, who would cost around €15 million. Rongier, who is captain of the Ligue 1 club, has been at Nantes his entire career so far and has made 132 appearances for ‘Les Canaris’, scoring 10 goals. He is versatile and can play in defensive, central or attacking midfield.

Southampton are thought to be tracking Nantes defender Nathan Gassama , according to Goal The 18-year-old is also catching the eye of Celtic and Chelsea, who, along with the Saints, have The Austrian is keen to bolster his defensive options this summer and Gassama could certainly prove to

Watford and Southampton as well as Celtic are also monitoring Nathan Gassama who has been branded another French sensations by locals. CELTIC have 'scouted' French kid Nathan Gassama , according to reports. The 18-year-old Nantes youngster is also being eyed up by Chelsea

Manager Neil Lennon looks set to be a busy man this summer and is desperate to bolster his defensive options ahead of the new season, with fellow French defender Christopher Jullien also heavily linked with a move to Scotland.

If the Hoops can get both Jullien and Gassama to Celtic Park ahead of the new campaign, along with one more experienced defender, Lennon would more than likely be content with his defensive options in Celtic’s bid for a fourth domestic ‘treble treble’.

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