The 16-year-old has been earmarked as a potential star for several years now, ever since being drafted into the club’s Under-20 squad at the tender age of just 13.
Having signed his first pro-deal with the Bhoys in February, Dembele was given the nod to replace Oliver Burke at half-time in yesterday’s final Premiership fixture of the season against Hearts, and the diminutive winger put in a splendid 45-minute cameo, coming close to scoring twice in the 2-1 victory.
Now that he’s a fully-fledged Celtic player, the club’s supporters are hoping interim boss Neil Lennon gives him the nod to help secure an historic ‘treble treble’ on Saturday afternoon against the same opposition:
Do you think Dembele has done enough to be involved in the Scottish Cup Final?
And if so, who should be dropped?
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