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Celtic set to battle Southampton for 19-year-old striker

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Celtic, Benfica, Southampton and Juventus are all eyeing a move for Sheffield United striker Diego De Girolamo, according to Daily Mail.

De Girolamo is a target for a number of clubs

De Girolamo is a target for a number of clubs

The 19-year-old striker looks set to leave Bramall Lane in the summer after failing to agree a new deal at the Sky Bet League One club, subsequently alerting a number of clubs in Europe.

De Girolamo has been on loan at Sky Bet League Two outfit Northampton Town, and he has impressed in the division.

The Italian has been at the Blades his whole career,but has found regualr first-team opportunities hard to come by at the club.

De Girolamo has also enjoyed two separate loan spells at Sky Bet League Two side York City this season, amassing four goals in eight appearances for the club.

The forward has featured for the Italy national youth team from under-18 level up to under-20 level, and he could be set for a bright future in the senior squad.

The Mail understands that Scottish giants Celtic want the striker to come and train with the club, ahead of a deal in the summer.


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