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.

As quoted by the Scotsman (19 October), the Celts boss said that the side are “well underway” with their planning for January. The Australian added that early business in last year’s winter window was “really beneficial” and he is hopeful they can act in the same way this year. In January 2022, Celtic signed Daizen Maeda, Yosuke Ideguchi, Reo Hatate and Matt O’Riley. Continue reading “CELTIC SET ASIDE SIGNIFICANT CASH FOR JANUARY SIGNING”