Celtic have set aside cash to sign a new central midfielder in January, sources have told Football Insider. Ange Postecoglou has made it clear behind the scenes he wants to strengthen the squad in the new year and the Hoops hierarchy are ready to back their manager. The Glasgow giants are prioritising the capture of a proven central midfielder capable of shielding the defence and have set aside “significant” cash from the budget to get a deal done. The January window is regarded by Celtic as an opportune time to beef up the squad and prepare for the second half of the campaign.
Scottish champions Celtic have bagged their first point in the Champions League this season following the 1-1 draw with hosts Shakthar Donetsk. The two teams have been drawn together in Group F alongside defending champions Real Madrid and RB Leipzig.
Scottish Premiership champions Celtic will start the defence of their league title with an home game against Andersen on Sunday. The two teams will meet at Parkhead with the hosts as favourites to secure the three points on offer.
Swedish attacker Jordan Larsson has emerged as a transfer target for Scottish champions Celtic. The 25-year-old could move to Celtic during this summer’s transfer window thus following in the footsteps of his father, Henrik Larsson who attained legendary status at the Scottish Premiership outfit during his professional football career.
Former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Luka Connell has been released by Celtic who were recently crowned the Scottish Premiership champions after they wrestled the title from the hands of Old Firm Derby rivals Rangers. Connell joined Bolton Wanderers at Under-9 level and he rose through the ranks at the League One club before breaking into the first team during the 2018/19 season. Phil Parkinson was the Bolton Wanderers manager when the midfielder made his first team breakthrough.
Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic are closing in on the league title after the 1-1 draw at home to Rangers last weekend. Celtic were on course to even move closer to the league title whenPortuguese star Jota gave them the lead around the midway point of the first half. The hosts were unable to hold on to that advantage until the end of the game after Rangers scored an equaliser through Zambian international forward Fashion Sinkalaat the start of the last quarter of the game.
Celtic would have needed a point from the final three league games of the season if they managed to hold on to the lead given to them by Jota who’s on loan at the Scottish club from Portuguese giants Benfica until the summer. A win over Rangers in the Old Firm Derby would have taken them closer to reclaiming the title from their latest league opponents. Continue reading “CELTIC REQUIREMENT FOR LEAGUE TITLE REVEALED”
Scottish Premiership giants Celtic are reportedly keen on turning the loan deal of two players into a permanent deal. It has been reported in the media that Celtic are prepared to turn the loan deals of Cameron Carter-Vickers and Filipe Jota into permanent deals. Both Carter-Vickers and Jota have impressed since joining the Scottish club on loan earlier this season.
United States international defender Carter-Vickers and Portuguese attacker Jota signed for Celtic on loan in separate deals at the start of the season. Continue reading “CELTIC EYEING DOUBLE PERMANENT DEALS”
Former Celtic striker Craig Bellamy has stated that Belgian outfit Anderlecht tried to lure Ange Postecoglou to the club just before he was named the Celtic manager last summer. Welshman talked about Anderlecht and Postecoglou while he was on the Central Club podcast recently. According to him, Anderlecht manager and Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany wanted the current Celtic boss to join up with him and his coaching staff at Anderlecht.
Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou has set his sights on navigating a potentially tough league game at Motherwell to pick up the three points at stake. Postecoglou warned his players to expect a difficult game against hosts Motherwell on Sunday in the quest to build on the impressive Old Firm Derby win over Rangers earlier this week. The Celtic boss talked about how difficult the Motherwell game could be in his pre-match press conference ahead of the Scottish Premiership clash.
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Scottish Premiership giants Celtic have renewed their interest in signing Derby County defender Lee Buchanan during this month’s transfer window. This is according to the report from Derbyshire Live which stated that the Derby County left-back is in high demand and that the duo of Premier League side West Ham United and Scottish club Celtic are back in the running for him during this winter transfer window. Celtic and the Hammers had previously been linked with the player.
Continue reading “CELTIC RENEW INTEREST IN SIGNING DEFENDER”