Celtic have reportedly made an approach to sign Lys Mousset from Bournemouth this summer.

According to a report from Football Insider, the Hoops have been speaking to third parties about a potential deal for the French striker.

Mousset has been heavily linked with a move to Celtic in recent days and it now looks like the Scottish champions are ready to step up their interest in the player.

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He has been out of favour at Bournemouth, with England international Callum Wilson very much first-choice at the Vitality Stadium.

With Mousset out of contract next summer, Celtic will be hoping that they can tempt the Premier League side into a cut-price deal to avoid losing him for nothing at the end of next season.

The French youth international arrived at Bournemouth with a lot of potential but is yet to really make the step up and could be tempted by the lure of regular first-team football elsewhere.

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