Patrick Roberts can see similarities between Brendan Rodgers and Pep Guardiola

Celtic signing Moussa Dembele is thrilled to be linking up with former team-mate Patrick Roberts.

The pair came through the ranks together at Fulham and the clubs new striker has told Celtic’s website how excited he is with the reunion.

“It will be nice to play alongside him again,” Dembele explained. “I hope we can link up together. We grew up together at Fulham where we were doing some good stuff and I hope we can produce that again at Celtic.”

The 19-year-old also revealed that he had a conversation with Roberts before making the move to the Scottish giants:

“I spoke to him before I joined Celtic and he told me about the club and everything. He just said it’s a massive club and the fans are unbelievable and always behind the team.

“He also says that it’s a good team that likes to play football and that’s what I like to do, so hopefully I can help them team to progress.”

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The young Frenchman has also been joined at the club by fellow attacker PJ Crossan, who became new manager Brendan Rodgers’ second signing of the transfer window so far.

Roberts joined the club in February on a 18-month loan from Manchester City and excelled in the second-half of the season as the club secured the title.

The winger made 10 starts and scored six goals for the champions and the probability of linking up with familiar striker Dembele could enhance his Celtic career.

Whilst Dembele has only just been prized away from London, Roberts completed a £12million transfer to Man City back in 2015 and he has also represented England at different youth levels.

In other Celtic news, their star has given his verdict on the teams plans ahead of champions league opener.