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Celtic: Hoops set to miss out on Edouard Michut

Celtic: Hoops set to miss out on Edouard Michut -Celtic News

Celtic are set to miss out on the signing of Paris Saint-Germain attacking midfielder Edouard Michut, according to Football Insider.

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Back in July, Sky Sports reported that Ange Postecoglou’s side were preparing an offer in the region of £2m for the 19-year-old.

After impressing in PSG’s academy, it was believed that the youngster was frustrated by the lack of playing time with the first-team, sparking rumours of a move away from the club.

Michut was also linked with the likes of Sevilla, Nice and Toulouse, with the Ligue 1 giants demanding around £5m for his services.

The Latest: Hoops to miss out

Football Insider have now shared an update on the midfielder’s future, following a major behind-the-scenes development.

According to their report, Championship outfit Sunderland are in advanced talks to sign the 19-year-old on a loan deal.

It is reaffirmed that the player has held talks with the Hoops this summer, but he now nears a loan move to the English second division.

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The Verdict: Huge blow

Whilst the youngster may be a relatively unknown quantity amongst Scottish supporters, there was a belief that his signature would result in a long and prosperous career at Celtic Park.

Having made just six appearances in Ligue 1, a move to the Glasgow giants would have allowed his talents to flourish, as Postecoglou would have been able to give him plenty of minutes on the pitch.

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Dubbed “highly technical” by talent scout Jacek Kulig and a “dream signing” by Fabrizio Romano, the young playmaker has shone through the youth tanks at the Parc des Princes, and it’s hardly a knock on his abilities that he can’t break into PSG’s star-studded attack.

The Hoops will now need to look elsewhere if they are to bring in an additional midfielder before September’s transfer deadline.

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