Celtic have been linked with a move for the highly rated winger Stephane Diarra, according to L’Equipe.

The highly respected French media outlet claim the Hoops have been frequently scouting the 20-year-old for “several seasons,” and are monitoring his progress this season ahead of a potential move in January or next summer.

Celtic are not alone with their interest however, with Newcastle United and Leicester City both also keen on the winger. The Premier League duo have also sent scouts to watch Diarra in action this season.

The 20-year-old was on Brendan Rodgers’ radar during his time at Celtic, and clearly did enough to impress the former Hoops boss amid interest from Leicester.

Given how Diarra is something of an unknown quantity, we’ve taken a look at his career so far and the type of player he is, to give us an idea of what to expect from him if he did complete a move to Celtic.