PADDY ROBERTS believes 31-goal hitman Moussa Dembele still has unfinished business with Celtic.
The French Under-21 striker, crocked in the Scottish Cup semi-final win on Sunday, will almost certainly sit out the run-in to the season with Brendan Rodgers’ men aiming for a treble.
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Dembele, 20, has been linked with some of Europe’s biggest names after his sensational start to his Hoops career after joining from Fulham in the summer.
Roberts was a team-mate in the Craven Cottage youth side when the pair featured against Chelsea in FA Youth Cup Final three seasons ago and he believes the frontman is in no rush to go anywhere.
The winger, who will end his loan contract from Manchester City in the summer, said: “I haven’t been surprised at the impact Moussa had up here. I always knew he was quality.
“He has his feet on the ground. He has shown this season what he can do and I think he is pretty settled here.
“He loves the club, he loves playing football and I think he feels there is still a lot for him to achieve with Celtic.
“It is up to Moussa what he does next. That will be between him and the club, but I know how much he loves playing here and how much he rates the manager and the team.”
Roberts isn’t sure of what the future holds in store after his 18 months in Glasgow, but he added: “I am definitely more aware and a maybe a bit more streetwise for the experience.
“It has been brilliant and I have loved every minute of being at Celtic.
“It is an amazing club. I have made good friendships here and I have won things which is what every player wants to do.
“I am young, I am hungry and I feel like I have learned so much here.
“The manager has been brilliant with me this season and it has just been so good to be part of what feels like a special season.”
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