Everton are the latest side to be linked with a big money move for Moussa Dembele alongside Manchester United, and Celtic will be hoping a bidding war ensues for the striker.

According to Football Insider, Everton have sent scouts to put together a report on Dembele ahead of a potential £40m move in January as Marco Silva looks to bolster his goalscoring options.

United have also been recently linked with a move for the former Celtic striker, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said to view the Frenchman as one of his main targets for the January window.

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Celtic will certainly welcome interest in their former striker, with the Hoops having a 10 per cent sell-on clause in the £19.9million deal that saw him move to Lyon.

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While Everton are said to be eyeing a £40m move, United are reportedly willing to splash between £45million-£60million on Dembele.

Celtic therefore could be in line to receive a fee in the region of £4m-£6m on top of the initial fee they received from Lyon, and the additional funds will certainly be a boost for the club.