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Brighton set to steal a march on Celtic

Brighton may be ready to beat Celtic to the signature of Hibernian midfielder John McGinn. That is according to The BBC who report that the South Coast club have held talks with Hibernian about a move for the 23-year old, although the only bids that have been made for the player have, so far, come from Celtic. The midfielder, who ...

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Fulham want to sign Celtic defender Boyata

Newly promoted Fulham are ready to join the race to sign Celtic defender Dedryck Boyata, who is currently in Russia with the Belgian World Cup squad. The former Manchester City player has 12 months left on his contract at Parkhead, and, reports The Scottish Sun, Celtic boss Brendan Rogers still hopes he will sign an extension. However, his performances with ...

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Southampton close to deal for Celtic midfielder

Southampton are close to agreeing a deal for Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong, with confirmation that the transfer has been completed expected in the next 24 hours. The 26-year old central midfielder has had his medical and has also agreed personal terms, according to Sky Sports News, who reports that a fee of £7 million has been agreed plus various add-ons. ...

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Celtic ready to break their transfer record for striker

Celtic are on the brink of smashing their transfer record with a permanent deal for 20-year old Odsonne Edouard. The striker joined Celtic on a season-long loan from parent club Paris Saint Germain last August , and went on to make 29 appearances and score 11 goals as the club completed a second successive domestic trouble. Now The Hops are ...

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Manchester United lining up summer bid for Celtic star

The Daily Mail reports that Manchester United are eyeing a summer bid for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney. With Luke Shaw likely to leave the club, and question marks over the futures of both Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, manager Jose Mourinho wants to overhaul the Manchester United defence this season, and 20-year old Tierney is viewed as a potential recruit, ...

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Celtic ready to seal loan deal for Chelsea starlet

According to the Daily Mail, Celtic are closing in on an 18-month loan deal for young Chelsea playmaker Charly Musonda, with the midfielder expected in Glasgow early next week to finalise the move. The 21-year old Belgian has struggled for game time at Stamford Bridge, with last weekend’s substitute appearance against Brighton a rare appearance for a player who is ...

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Arsenal defender set for loan move to Celtic

Arsenal defender Krystian Bielik has been linked with a loan move to Celtic, according to the Daily Record. The 20-year old Pole has been at Arsenal for 3 years, and now plays as a central defender, having joined the club as a defensive midfielder. He impressed whilst spending six months on loan at Birmingham City last year, and had been ...

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Five football records that may never be broken

Five successive European Cup wins For the first five years of the beginning of the European Cup in the 1955/56 season, Real Madrid were virtually unbeatable as they racked up five successive titles. With a team that comprised the likes of all-time greats like Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas and Francisco Gento, Los Blancos swatted aside all comers to dominate ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Moussa Dembele

There are a fair few Dembeles going around in top level football these days and the one Dembele ( Moussa Dembele ) that Celtic managed to acquire in the last summer transfer window is enthralling Celtic Park with his splendid displays. This Dembele is of Malian descent and has represented France at the youth levels. He spent eight years at ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Jock Stein

The likes of Manchester United and Liverpool would claim to be the biggest clubs on the British Isles, yet it was Celtic that became the first team from the island to become the champions of Europe. And their legendary manager Jock Stein had a lot to do with the fact. Stein took to football as escape from his tough life ...

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