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Celtic teen Karamoko Dembele commits to England

Celtic teen Karamoko Dembele has decided to play for England's youth sides instead of Scotland, it has been revealed.

The 16-year-old, who made his first-team debut for Celtic in May, had been turning out for both England and Scotland at Under-16 and Under-17 level.

But now it appears Dembele has chosen to represent England, at least while at youth level - he would be able to revert back to Scotland until he makes a competitive appearance for the senior team, says the Scottish Sun.

Dembele is also technically eligible to represent Ivory Coast, having been born in London to parents from the African county before moving up to Glasgow at the age of one.

It emerged last week that Dembele is on the radar of Arsenal.

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