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Celtic ready to hand Ryan Christie a new deal

Ryan Christie has struggled to establish himself at Celtic. The former Scottish Young Player of the Year and Scotland international arrived at Parkhead in the summer of 2015, but has since spent a season on loan with Caledonian Thistle, and then has two further loan spells with Aberdeen. However, the midfielder made a dramatic impact when he came on as ...

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Griffiths signs new four year deal at Celtic

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has agreed a new four year deal at the club that will see him extend his stay at Parkhead until 2022. The 28-year old striker has amassed exactly 100 goals for The Hoops in 190 appearances since signing from Wolves for a reported £1 million in January 2014.  During that time he has picked up 5 ...

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Scott Brown set to extend his Celtic stay

Celtic captain Scott Brown has indicated that he is ready to sign a new contract with the Scottish champions. The 33-year old midfielder’s current deal at Parkhead expires at the end of the present season, but talks over a new contract have already started, with, according to The Daily Star, the player indicating that it is a matter of when, ...

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Former Aston Villa striker linked with Celtic

Former Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor has been linked with a move to Celtic after making a “come and get me” plea after playing in a charity match at Parkhead over the weekend. The 31-year old is currently a free agent after being released by Villa and, after scoring in the match, the former England international made unabashed appeal to ...

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Kenny Dalglish and the role of Player Manager

Introduction Gareth Ainsworth of Wycombe Wanderers is a rare breed in English football now, in that he is employed by his clubs as a player manager, responsible for all the training, organisation and administration that goes on off the field during the week, and yet happy to swap his suit and tie for shirts and shorts come the weekend. Yet, ...

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Celtic make Boyata U-turn

Celtic and their manager Brendan Rogers appear to have performed a U-turn when it comes to defender Dedryck Boyata. The Belgian defender looked to be on the way out of Parkhead after effectively going on strike to try and force a move away, and, in his absence, Celtic have struggled so far this season, losing to Hearts in the league ...

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Celtic linked with French defender

Celtic are among a clutch of clubs interested in signing French defender Harold Moukoudi. The 20-year old, currently playing for Le Havre in Ligue 2 is regarded as one of the brightest young talents in French football, and has been scouted by clubs in Spain, and  the likes of West Ham and Burnley, whilst Middlesbrough, currently top of the Championship, ...

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Spurs ready to exploit Celtic’s financial problems with Tierney bid

Tottenham Hotspur, having been quiet during the summer transfer window, are already preparing a list of targets for January, and are considering making a cut-price bid for Celtic’s highly rated left-back Kieran Tierney. The 21-year old boyhood Celtic fan is under contract at Parkhead until 2021 but the club could be forced to consider selling him because of the financial ...

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Celtic braced for Moussa Dembele bid

It has been a bad week for Celtic. Beaten away at Hearts on Sunday, they then crashed out of the Champions League on Tuesday night, going down to Greek side AEK Athens, a result which saw both manager Brendan Rogers and his Board come under fire over the club’s transfer policy. Now comes worse news after reports emerged from France ...

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Celtic at loggerheads with central defender and his agent

Celtic find themselves at loggerheads with central defender Dedryck Bogata and his agent Jacques Lichtenstein over their refusal to sell the Belgian international. The 27-year old former Manchester City player has fallen out with the Parkhead club after turning down a new contract, and has essentially gone on strike after they refused to sell him to Fulham, and also turned ...

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