CelticFCNews.com

The original unofficial Celtic FC News site

Celtic Scouted £7m Rated Tierney Replacement Last Week

Rico Henry

Celtic Director of Football Nicky Hammond watched Brentford left-back Rico Henry last week, according to the Daily Record. The Scottish publication says the Hoops will, though, have a fight on their hands to sign the 22-year-old before the transfer window closes. Brentford are planning to offer the fullback a new deal with the player’s current …

‘So….A New Team Basically’ ‘Believe It When I See it’ Fans On Twitter Sceptical By Lennon’s Claim That Celtic Are After FIVE New Signings

Neil Lennon

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has revealed that the Hoops are actively looking to sign players in five different positions before the transfer window shuts next month. The Hoops sold Kieran Tierney to Arsenal yesterday for £25m, and Lennon has confirmed that the Scottish champions are looking for a replacement, as well as a number of …

Sutton Issues Warning To Celtic Board Following £25m Transfer Deal

Chris Sutton and Neil Lennon

Ex-Celtic striker Chris Sutton says the Hoops must spend big after agreeing to sell Kieran Tierney to Arsenal for £25m. The sale will break the record for a Scottish player but he believes the Gunners will be getting him on the cheap: All the best to @kierantierney1 at Arsenal… £25 million is cheap… once he’s …

Lennon Provides Latest Update On Celtic Star’s Arsenal Switch

Kieran Tierney

Neil Lennon says that Celtic have not received another bid for Kieran Tierney, but he wouldn’t rule out an offer being made before the English transfer window shuts tomorrow evening. The Hoops have rejected two bids from Arsenal for the 22-year-old, and when asked whether there had been any further movement, Lennon revealed that things …

Would This Scottish International Be The Perfect Replacement For Simunovic At Celtic?

McKenna

Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna has reportedly handed in a transfer request following reported bids from Queens Park Rangers and Nottingham Forest. With Celtic having been credited with an interest in the 22-year-old in the past, should the Hoops be looking to make an offer if Jozo Simunovic departs? The Croatian has been heavily linked with …

Celtic’s Champions League Playoff Round Opponents Have Been Revealed

Celtic Park

Celtic will face Slavia Prague in the Champions League playoff round if they make it through against CFR Cluj. The Czech Republic outfit made it through to the quarter-finals of the Europa League last season. They will be a very tough opponent, having knocked out Sevilla in the last 16 of the Europa League before …

Lennon Provides Injury Update On Two Players Ahead Of Cluj Clash

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has provided an update on the injuries to Hatem Abd Elhamed and Tom Rogic following the 7-0 rout of St Johnstone yesterday afternoon. Abd Elhamed made his debut at Parkhead but had to be taken off after half-time with a dead leg. Lennon is hopeful that the Israeli will be fit …

‘Hope They’ve Got £70 million’ ‘£50 million Then We Can Talk’ Fans On Twitter Dismiss Reports Of European Interest In Celtic Star

Ajer

Celtic centre-back Kristoffer Ajer is a target for Italian side AC Milan, according to reports in the Italian media. The European giants are considering the Norwegian as an alternative to Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren. The 21-year-old has developed into an integral member of the first team over the past couple of years, and fans on Twitter …

Italian Giants Make ‘Contact’ Over Signing Celtic Defender

Ajer

AC Milan have made “contact” over signing Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer, according to MilanNews.it. The Italian website reports that the Norwegian is being considered as an alternative to Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren, who is also a target for the Rossoneri. The Serie A giants are keen to strengthen their squad with younger talent ahead of …

Celtic Look To Steal A March On Tottenham For Talented Teenager

Celtic Park

Celtic are looking to beat Tottenham for Linfield forward Charlie Allen, according to the Football Insider. The website reports that the Hoops will invite the 15-year-old for a trial and show him around the training complex at Lennoxtown. A whole host of Premier League teams are said to be interested in the teenager with Leicester …

‘Lubo 2.0’ ‘Chernobyl Messi’ ‘Lovely Ping’ Celtic Fans On Social Media Are Raving About Winger’s Debut

Celtic Park

It has been a very long wait to see Marian Shved in action for Celtic, but the Ukrainian delivered the goods almost instantaneously on his debut for the club. The winger came on as a sub with 20 minutes to go and sealed a 2-0 win against Nomme Kalju  with this excellent strike into the …

Ntcham And Sinclair To Start: Celtic’s Predicted XI To Face Nomme Kalju

Scott Sinclair celebrates goal

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has said a number of players will be rested for the second leg of their Champions League qualifier against Nomme Kalju this evening. With the Hoops 5-0 up from the first leg, he says the club can afford to rotate their starting lineup with the beginning of the Premiership not far …

‘It Was Never Going To Happen’ ‘Would Be Great if KT Stayed’ Celtic Fans Given Hope Following Arsenal Boss’s Latest Comments On Transfers

Kieran Tierney & Scott Brown

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says the club have only been targeting a centre-back, a winger and a midfielder this summer. Speaking about his plans for the rest of the transfer window, the Gunners boss said: “We are deciding how we can improve. At the beginning we were thinking to do one player to achieve the …

Celtic And Arsenal Have ‘Solid Interest’ In England U21 Goalkeeper

Freddie Woodman

Celtic and Arsenal both hold a “solid interest” in Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman, according to the Chronicle. The Newcastle based newspaper reports that both teams will consider offering the England Under 21 international a contract at the end of his current deal with the Magpies. Woodman is not expected to stay at Newcastle beyond the …