Odsonne Edouard latest: Bordeaux and Rubin Kazan keen on Celtic striker - reports

Rubin Kazan have emerged as contenders to sign Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard, with the Russian Premier League side submitting an offer of just over £15 million for the French forward.

Odsonne Edouard is reportedly wanted by Bordeaux and Rubin Kazan
Odsonne Edouard is reportedly wanted by Bordeaux and Rubin Kazan

However, Ligue 1 side Bordeaux are keen on bringing the 23-year-old back to France and are expected to go head to head with Leonid Slutsky’s side for the former Paris Saint-Germain youngster’s signature.

According to The Sun, Celtic will accept a fee of around £15m for Edouard but his wage demands have put some clubs off.

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Southampton were reportedly keen on snapping up another talent from Celtic but moved for Blackburn’s Adam Armstrong instead, while Brighton are also understood to have baulked at Edouard’s reported salary.

A host of clubs have been keeping tabs on the striker who looks set to leave Celtic before the end of the transfer window.

Rubin Kazan reportedly submitted a bid of €18m with the ball in Bordeaux’s court, according to journalist Alan Nixon.

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