In recent weeks Brendan Rodgers has repeatedly made known his desire to add up to four players of high quality to his first team options. With a current squad of 32 players bulging at the seams, quantity is most definitely not the issue at Lennoxtown. Whether on loan or on a permanent basis a number of players are likely to
In recent weeks Brendan Rodgers has repeatedly made known his desire to add up to four players of high quality to his first team options. With a current squad of 32 players bulging at the seams, quantity is most definitely not the issue at Lennoxtown. Whether on loan or on a permanent basis a number of players are likely to exit in the forthcoming January window – a window which opens in less than 4 weeks’ time. Leading the exodus
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It’s no surprise to read reports that Matt O’Riley is on the verge of a call up to Denmark’s senior squad for the forthcoming October internationals following the sparkling form he’s shown for Celtic across the season so far. Having picked up four U21 caps since his international introduction in March of last year, the
History tells us that a trip to the Tony Macaroni always has the potential to cause Celtic problems. There was no such trouble this time around though as Brendan Rodgers’ side turned in one of their best performances of the season to take all three points from Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off. Even the first half loss
Is it any wonder that Celtic look disjointed at this moment in time? We’ll get to the incomings (or lack of) just shortly, but let’s firstly look at those currently unavailable through injury. Two of our starting back four – and arguably two of our most important players – Alistair Johnston and Cameron Carter-Vickers head up the queue for the treatment table at Lennoxtown. They’re joined by centre half Yuki Kobayashi who picked up a knock in our first pre-season
Whether by circumstance or by design we could be set to see a number of competitive debuts handed out by Brendan Rodgers in Sunday’s League Cup clash with Kilmarnock. Having started with the same starting XI in our opening two fixtures, that choice is no longer available due to the injury sustained by Cameron Carter-Vickers at Pittodrie last weekend and the manager will now be forced to ring the changes in his defence. However he may just take the opportunity
Celtic’s new Swedish centre back Gustaf Lagerbielke made his first media appearance at Celtic Park today and was only too happy to discuss his strengths, ambitions and first impressions of his new surroundings. The gap in Brendan Rodgers’ squad left by Carl Starfelt was swiftly addressed by the £3 million signing of the defender, who arrives from Swedish league-leaders IF Elfsborg on a five-year deal. Having followed a summer football schedule whilst playing in the Allsvenskan, the 22-year-old has touched
We’re only two games into the new campaign yet Matt O’Riley has already stood out as a player who seems to be in a particularly good place under the new regime. Two goals in two game would indicate that but there’s far more to the 22 year old O’Riley than what we see on the park. Speaking ahead of this weekend’s visit to Rugby Park where Celtic face Kilmarnock in the Viaplay League Cup he highlighted that he’s currently in