'Different level' – Dean Saunders raves about Celtic star who has raised the bar since joining
By Laura O’Leary
Dean Saunders has shared how highly he rates Celtic’s Moussa Dembele believing the striker has raised the bar since joining the side.
In an interview with the Sunday Post, the former Liverpool striker was full of praise and didn’t have a bad word to share about the Celtic star.
He said: “When he was at Fulham, he was talked about as a striker with good potential.
“Since his move to Celtic, the bar has been raised, and he is now producing to a different level.”
The 21-year-old has been with the Hoops since he left Fulham in July 2016.
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The French U-21 intentional broke into the first team at Fulham, progressing through their academy after switching to them from Paris St Germain.
He ended up playing 64 games for Fulham, scoring 19 goals and registering 9 assists during his time with the club.
The striker opted to move to the Bhoys at the end of his Fulham contract, and has established himself in the first team.
Dembele has made 61 appearances for the Hoops, scoring 38 goals and grabbing 12 assists.
The trophies have also followed for the 21-year-old during his time with Celtic, winning the Scottish Premiership, the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.
Despite a hamstring injury causing him to miss several games early on for the Hoops this season, the striker has still managed to be among the goals.
This season in his 12 outings, he has managed to grab six goals to aid Celtic’s cause as they break domestic records for going unbeaten.