Chelsea and Manchester United urged to sign Celtic ace Odsonne Edouard by Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas

October 18, 2020

first_imgChelsea and Man Utd have been urged to sign Odsonne Edouard from Celtic (Picture: Getty)Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas has urged Chelsea and Manchester United to target Celtic ace Odsonne Edouard this summer.French forward Edouard has developed into a key player for Scottish champions Celtic since signing from PSG in 2018.The 22-year-old is enjoying a stunning campaign, scoring 24 goals in 37 appearances, and Nicholas is adamant he would be a welcome addition at both Chelsea and Manchester United.The Premier League rivals have been strongly linked with moves for Moussa Dembele this year but Nicholas says they should target his Celtic team-mate Edouard instead.ADVERTISEMENT‘Odsonne Edouard is good enough to go and play at a Chelsea or a Manchester United,’ former Arsenal, Celtic and Scotland striker Nicholas told the Daily Express.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I say that with some confidence. I think he could go into both their squads and make a real impact.‘That is how much ability he has. It is up to him how far he wants to go in his career. The sky’s the limit. Comment Edouard is enjoying a superb season for Scottish champions Celtic (Picture: Getty)‘Why have I picked these clubs? Because they have both been linked with his former Celtic striker partner Moussa Dembele in recent months.‘For me, Edouard is a better footballer than the Lyon striker and his fellow Frenchman.‘He is absolutely nailed on to win the player of the year award in my opinion.’Celtic are braced for offers for Edouard and manager Neil Lennon admits he is unsure whether the Scottish club will be able to keep hold of him beyond the summer.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘He is super-talented,’ Lennon said. ‘He could play in the Premier League and Champions League, no question, with the form he is in.‘At 22 he is has it all in front of him. I just hope he keeps getting better and better with us.‘I don’t know [if we can keep him]. We have had no enquiries for him but I am sure somewhere down the line for someone of that quality there will be.’MORE: Mauricio Pochettino sends message to Manchester United over replacing Ole Gunnar SolskjaerMORE: Why Manchester United expect to beat Chelsea to stunning £120m Jadon Sancho transfer Advertisement Chelsea and Manchester United urged to sign Celtic ace Odsonne Edouard by Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 11 Feb 2020 11:30 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link798Shares Advertisementlast_img

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