INCOMING Celtic defender Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo believes he's the most technically gifted player in his family – and better than his cousin Romelu Lukaku.

The 24-year-old is expected to complete a £3m move from Rapid Vienna imminently to join Neil Lennon's side in time for their Champions League qualifier against FK Sarajevo.

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The former Bruges defender comes from a top family pedigree – he's cousins with Manchester United and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku and Lazio's Jordan Lukaku – but Bolingoli-Mbombo insists he is the best talent in the family.

He said in a recent interview: "They are a bit stronger and more physical than me, but I think technically I am the best in the family.

"There aren't that many similarities between us, except maybe I am faster than them!

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"No, actually, we are all completely different and are all good players in our own ways. Romelu keeps in touch and he congratulated me when I made my Champions League debut a couple of years ago and obviously, I would love to be as successful and play with clubs as big as my cousins one day in the future."