CELTIC LOSE OLD FIRM DERBY AGAIN

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New Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou has his work cut out after he led the former European champions to defeat in his first Old Firm Derby. The Ex-Australian national team manager was in the dugout as Rangers beat Celtic 1-0 at home to continue their recent good record against their rivals.

With the recent defeat to Rangers, Postecoglou has now lost two of his first four games in the Scottish Premiership having been made the new Celtic manager this summer. He was appointed the Celtic boss after the club could not agree a deal with ex-Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe. Continue reading “CELTIC LOSE OLD FIRM DERBY AGAIN”

EDOUARD STILL WORKING TO SEAL EXIT FROM CELTIC THIS SUMMER

Celtic Football Club striker Odsonne Edouard is still very much interested in the idea of leaving the Scottish Premiership club this summer after his proposed transfer to Leicester City fell through some weeks ago. English Premier League side Leicester initiated a move to sign the France international striker this summer as Brendan Rodgers insisted he was going to bolster his forward line at the club but Celtic put the English club off by placing a huge transfer fee on his head. After several attempts to negotiate a cheaper amount for Edouard without any success, Leicester decided to drop the move and went for Patson Daka instead.

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They completed a signing of Zambian international striker Patson Daka from RB Salzburg for a fee of around £23 million and the 23-year-old has been tipped to make a huge impact at the King Power Stadium this season. Edouard is said to be frustrated by the fact that Celtic did not allow him to seal his dream move and he has now decided that he would not be signing a contract extension and is now willing to run down the final 12 months currently remaining in his contract at the moment.
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LEICESTER SET TO SIGN SALZBURG STRIKER

Leicester City are closing in on the transfer for highly rated Red Bull Salzburg striker PatsonDaka according to the latest reports coming out the English media. The specific publication from the stables of the Daily Mail reported that the Foxes are closing in on the £25m signing of Zambian international Daka after talks to sign Celtic attacker Odsonne Edouard stalled.

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Celtic are said to be demanding £25m for Edouard despite the fact that he has one year left on his contract with the Scottish Premiership giants. Celtic are demanding a big sum due to the 40% sell-on clause that French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) are entitled as part of the transfer that took the Frenchman from the club to Celtic.
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LEICESTER CITY CLOSING IN ON CELTIC STRIKER

English Premier League side Leicester City are proving that they are not joking around this summer and are indeed very much interested in the idea of bolstering their squad. The Foxes have been busy in the past few weeks after already agreeing a deal for Soumare and they have not stopped there. While they are also close to agreeing a deal in principle with Tarkowski, they are now nearing a deal for Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard.

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They opened talks for the striker some days ago and have already progressed significantly as they are already coming close to agreeing a fee with the club after already agreeing to personal terms with the player. Celtic are said to be demanding around £18 million for the striker and Leicester are said to be willing to pay that amount, meaning that a deal could be agreed, signed, and delivered for the striker in just a few days from now or in the next week the latest.
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NEWCASTLE PLOTTING £8m MOVE FOR PLAYER

Premier League outfit Newcastle United are reportedly plotting a summer move for Celtic defender KristofferAjer. The interest of the Magpies in the 23-year-old player was confirmed by The Sun.

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It was reported that Newcastle United scouts were on hand to run the rule over the player during the Old Firm Derby at the weekend. The Magpies are said to be pressing on with their plans to sign the player despite the fact that he was part of the Celtic squad that lost 4-1 to Rangers in that derby.
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EDDIE HOWE TIPPED FOR CELTIC JOB

Ex-Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has been tipped for the vacant manager job at Celtic. The Scottish Premiership giants are on the search for a new permanent manager ahead of next season.

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Celtic need a new manager for the new season after former player Neil Lennon resigned earlier this year in his latest spell as manager.
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CELTICSHOULD APPOINT O’NEILL – SUTTON

Celtic legend Chris Sutton has called for Stoke City manager Michael O’Neill to be named the new manager at his former club. Chris Sutton talked up ex-Northern Ireland national team boss O’Neill as the potential Celtic boss while he was on BT Sports. He also said that ex-Sunderland manager Mick McCarthy would be a good fit as the Celtic manager. Mick McCarthy is the current manager at English Championship club Cardiff City. Celtic are in search of the perfect manager after Neil Lennon resigned on Monday. Neil Lennon was formerly a Celtic player and manager. He led the Scottish Premiership giants to a ninth successive league title last season but he has not been able to enjoy the same success in the league this season. Neil Lennon and Celtic have played second fiddle to Steven Gerrard and his Rangers team in the Scottish Premiership this season. Neil Lennon leaves Celtic 18 points adrift of leaders Rangers. Rangers are expected to wrap up the league title by next month.


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MAN UNITED, JUVENTUS EYEING CELTIC STARLET

Manchester United and Juventus are reportedly eyeing a move to sign Celtic shot stopper Vincent Angelini. This is according to the publication from Stretty News. It was revealed that the two former Champions League winners are plotting a move for the 17-year-old Celtic shot stopper. Manchester United are well stocked in the goalkeeping department at the Theatre of Dreams with the quartet of David De Gea, Dean Henderson, Lee Grant and Sergio Romero though the long-term future of Grant and Romero has not been resolved.


The Red Devils are constantly looking to improve the pool of the young players at the club and the addition of Celtic starlet Vincent Angelini will do just that. For Juventus, they have two very good goalkeepers in Gianlugi Buffon and WoijcechSzczesny. Just like Manchester United, Juventus are also targeting the expansion of the pool of young players at the club. Continue reading “MAN UNITED, JUVENTUS EYEING CELTIC STARLET”

THREE POTENTIAL SIGNINGS CELTIC CAN SECURE THIS JANUARY

Since the turn of January, the transfer window has opened across Europe for teams to start their transfer businesses in terms of arrivals and departures as they look to build a stronger team ahead of the second half of the season. Some teams like Celtic have been quiet so far this season but with the Scottish side enduring a poor season so far, they may yet decide to go into the market and see if they can bring in some new faces to the team.


Three players have been touted as the potential acquisitions the club will look to make this window and even though January just started, they could well handle their transfer activities as early as possible.
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CELTIC FANS REACT AS LENNON PROVIDES KEY UPDATES

 

Many Celtic fans have kept their reactions coming in since head coach Neil Lennon provided some key updates ahead of their next league fixture.


Part of the updates provided was on Jeremie Frimpong whose updates were released on social media following a briefing. Frimpong was in action for Celtic on Thursday night as the Scottish side welcomed French outfit Lille in their final Europa League group stage match.
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