By Michael Brown

18th Feb, 2020 | 4:23pm

Exclusive: Brown drops reveal about Edouard PL move after journalist chat

A big Premier League club are increasingly convinced Celtic star Odsonne Edouard is the answer to their centre-forward dreams.

That is according to ex-Tottenham, Man City and Leeds United midfielder Michael Brown, speaking exclusively to Football Insider about the French 22-year-old.

Celtic face a major battle to hang on to their £9million record signing after his outstanding form in their treble defence and Europa League campaign.

Brown revealed details of a chat he had with a journalist with strong links to a leading Premier League club on the lookout for an elite striker in the next window.

“He (Edouard) has got a huge future,” Brown told Football Insider. “I was speaking to a certain journalist the other day and he was thinking a big club in the Premier League should go and take him.

“Not a big club, a club that used to be really big but that’s just slightly down and they should go and take him right now.

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“They’ve had other strikers that they’ve signed and he said to me: ‘They should sign Edouard now. They should spend the dough, go and take him, the club think he’s got a great chance’.”

Edouard has scored 23 goals from 39 matches in all competitions for Celtic this season as well as supplied a remarkable 17 assists.

It has been claimed that it could cost a mammoth £40million fee to prise him from Parkhead in the summer.

In other Celtic news, it can be REVEALED that the club have landed a jawdropping windfall – and more cash is on the way.