Sory Doumbouya: Celtic linked with Guinea Under-23 striker, have reportedly contacted player's club

Celtic have reportedly made enquiries to a lower-league team in France over a 21-year-old striker who is catching the eye.

Could Neil Lennon be looking to bolster his attacking options?
Could Neil Lennon be looking to bolster his attacking options?

Sory Doumbouya, who had spells as a youth with FC Gueugnon and Dijon FCO before joining AS Saint-Priest, turns out for Rodez Aveyron’s reserve side in the Championnat National 3, the fifth tier of French football.

The 21-year-old signed for the southern French team in July on amateur terms but is already making waves.

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FC Basel and FC Sion in Switzerland are keeping tabs on the player’s situation and reports in France suggest the Bhoys have also made contafct with Rodez about the player.

Doumbouya spent time with the Dijon senior team during his stint in the Côte-d'Or and was on three occasions an unused sub.

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He scored ten goals in 19 appearances for the second-string side.

He has played four times this season for Rodez Aveyron, starting twice and making two appearances off the bench, but is yet to find the net for Florent Rech’s side.

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Celtic have dipped into the French market in recent seasons to great success with the acquisitions of Moussa Dembele and Odsonne Edouard.



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