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Brendan Rodgers reveals Celtic’s transfer strategy

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is adamant that he will not dip into the transfer market just for the sake of new signings as he looks to add players who are ‘coachable and hungry’.

The Hoops sit at the top of the Scottish Premiership table with 51 points from 22 games played so far.

Celtic agree deal to sign highly rated midfielder, player delighted with move

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Celtic have today confirmed the signing of St Mirren winger Lewis Morgan.

The 21-year-old moves to Parkhead having signed a four-and-a-half year deal.

After completing the move, the Scotland under 21 international spoke of his delight to Celtic TV

“I’m absolutely delighted and it means a lot to me and my family as you can see with the support I brought through today, and I can’t wait to get started”

The 21 year started his youth career at the bhoys fierce rivals Rangers, before switching to Saint Mirren.

Man Utd eyeing Celtic full-back; rising Fulham star a better option

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Manchester United are considering a move for Celtic full-back Kieran Tierney.

United have been strongly linkied with a move for Danny Rose, but Tottenham’s £50 million asking price and the player’s ongoing injury issues are proving problematical.

Manager Jose Mourinho has also considered Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon, while Alex Sandro is also in the frame although Juventus are reluctant to sell.

Celtic set to sign highly rated 13-goal midfielder, paperwork will be completed today

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Celtic are expected to complete the signing of Lewis Morgan today.

The highly-rated midfielder is expected to cost around £300,000.

Daily Mail are reporting that Celtic have been keeping tabs on the St Mirren player since September and the player is finally close to sealing the move.

On This Day in Football: Tragedy strikes at Ibrox

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On this day in 1971, a crush at Scottish club Rangers’ Ibrox Stadium resulted in the deaths of 66 people.

More than 80,000 fans were present in the stadium to witness an Old Firm derby – Rangers vs Celtic. The visitors took the lead late in the game in the 89th minute, courtesy of a goal from Jimmy Johnstone, prompting many Rangers supporters to leave.

Key man delivers interesting transfer update, Celtic fans react: 'This is a worrying assessment'

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Celtic’s assistant manager Chris Davies has provides an interesting transfer update and the fans are not very happy about it.

Speaking to the club media ahead of the game against Patrick Thistle, Davies revealed that the Scottish champions are unlikely to be very busy during next month’s transfer window.

Rodgers makes interesting claim, says Celtic star is similar to Liverpool fan favourite

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has drawn up some similarities between Scott Brown and the former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard.

The former Liverpool manager believes that just like Gerrard, Brown drives opposition players to play better.

Rodgers said: “I seen it over many years, seen it working with Steven Gerrard.

Celtic eyeing highly rated Man City player in January, he could be terrific for Rodgers' side

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Scottish Premier League champions Celtic are interested in signing the highly rated Manchester city midfielder Phil Foden.

Brendan Rodgers is prepared to seal a loan move for the 17-year-old in January.

According to reports, the Premier League outfit are looking to develop Foden at Etihad and they will reject any loan offers for the player next month.

Rangers legend hits out at "untouchable" Celtic manager Rodgers

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Former Rangers star Kris Boyd has blasted Brendan Rodgers after Celtic’s 7-1 drubbing by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League earlier this week.

Celtic have gone unbeaten for 64 games on the domestic front, but their performances on the European stage have been less than impressive.

Moyes looking to save West Ham's season by signing Celtic's number one January target

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West Ham manager David Moyes is looking to improve his squad during the January transfer window and Reading’s Liam Moore is thought to be a target.

The Hammers have been very poor at the back this season and it seems that Moyes wants to save their season by strengthening at the back.

West Ham have conceded 23 goals in just 11 games in the Premier League and Moore would certainly help them plug the gaps at the back.

Celtic eyeing highly talented midfielder, Leicester City leading the race to sign him

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Premier League outfit Leicester City are set to battle it out with the Scottish champions Celtic for the signature of Glenavon midfielder Mark Sykes.

The highly talented 20-year-old midfielder has attracted a lot of attention with his performances in the Northern Irish Premiership.

According to reports, the Foxes are leading the chase for the player but Celtic are keen on signing him as well.

On This Day in Football: Celtic slowed down by Rapid

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On this day in 1984, Celtic beat Austrian side Rapid Vienna 3-0 at Celtic Park but the result did not count because of some bizarre on-pitch incidents.

The two sides met in the second round of the 1984-85 UEFA Cup Winners Cup. The Austrians won the first leg at the Gerhard Hanappi Stadium in Vienna by 3-1 thanks to goals from Peter Pacult, Leo Lainer and Hans Krankl.

Highly talented Tottenham target makes a revelation about his future, Celtic fans will love this

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Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney has revealed that he could end his career as a one-club player.

The highly talented Scottish international has been linked with Premier League clubs like Tottenham and Manchester United but it seems that the 20-year-old is in no hurry to leave.

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PL giants leading the race for Celtic duo, Rodgers must keep them if he wants European success

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Manchester United are interested in the Celtic duo Kieran Tierney and Moussa Dembele.

Both players have been excellent for the Scottish giants and several Premier League clubs are watching them closely.

According to Daily Mirror, Manchester United are leading the race to sign him.

Tierney is one of the best young left backs around and Mourinho could certainly use someone like him.

Delight for Brendan Rodgers as Celtic star pens new six-year contract

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Parkhead favourite and Celtic’s rising star Kieran Tierney has signed a six-year contract extension with the Hoops.

The 20-year-old fullback who is nearing 100 appearances for Celtic has fast established himself as one of the club’s key players with a series of consistent performances.

4-2-3-1 v Celtic: Rodgers will be delighted, Bayern without these 5 top class stars for crucial match; Team News, Stats & Predictions

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Celtic vs Bayern Munich
UEFA Champions League 2017/18
31st October, 19:45 pm BST
Celtic Park, Glasgow
Live Stream: Watch Celtic vs Bayern Munich live on BT Sport ESPN

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Celtic host Bayern Munich in the Champions League this week and the Scottish giants will be hoping to keep their hopes of finishing second alive.

Celtic suffer double blow ahead of Bayern clash, Rodgers has decisions to make

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has decisions to make ahead of his side’s clash with Bayern Munich on Tuesday night, with both Patrick Roberts and Olivier Ntcham injured over the weekend.

The Hoops boss rotated his squad for the 1-1 draw against Kilmarnock at Parkhead on Saturday, but two key men picked up knocks.

Former Celtic star tears into Caixinha, says he is the most embarrassing Rangers manager ever

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Rangers sacked their manager Pedro Caixinha yesterday after a poor start to the season.

The Portuguese failed to deliver the results despite spending heavily during the summer transfer window.

Caixinha’s men are currently fourth in the league table, eight points behind bitter rivals Celtic after just ten games.

Former Rangers player odds-on favourite to replace Caixinha, he would be terrific for them

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Scottish giants Rangers have sacked their manager Pedro Caixinha after a poor start to the season.

The Portuguese manager has won just 14 of his 26 games in charge. Rangers spent a considerable amount of money in the summer in order to close the gap with bitter rivals Celtic but they are currently eight points adrift of the Champions after just 10 games.

Tottenham looking to sign this top class Celtic star, Player wants to play for Mourinho's team

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Celtic defender Kieran Tierney is a target for Premier League outfits Tottenham and Manchester United.

As per the latest reports, the Scottish international has impressed both clubs and they are likely to make a move for him at the end of this season. The report adds that Tierney prefers a move to Manchester United.

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Honours even in vibrant Old Firm clash

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Glasgow (AFP) – Rangers earned a rare point against Celtic as a pulsating Old Firm derby ended goalless at Parkhead on Saturday.

The hosts dominated the first half with Scott Sinclair and French striker Moussa Dembele coming closest for Celtic.

But it was Rangers who ran the show in the second half with Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos missing two gilt-edged opportunities for the visitors as they claimed only their second point against the champions since returning to the top flight in 2016.

Honours even in vibrant Old Firm clash

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Glasgow (AFP) – Rangers earned a rare point against Celtic as a pulsating Old Firm derby ended goalless at Parkhead on Saturday.

The hosts dominated the first half with Scott Sinclair and French striker Moussa Dembele coming closest for Celtic.

But it was Rangers who ran the show in the second half with Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos missing two gilt-edged opportunities for the visitors as they claimed only their second point against the champions since returning to the top flight in 2016.

Celtic thrive on trophy expectations

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong said the Scottish champions’ hectic schedule means they have little time to reflect upon past failures and successes as they prepare for Sunday’s League Cup final with Motherwell.

The Glasgow giants will have had just three days preparation for Sunday’s show-down with the Steelmen at Hampden following their 7-1 Champions League capitulation to Paris Saint-Germain.

Celtic thrive on trophy expectations

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong said the Scottish champions’ hectic schedule means they have little time to reflect upon past failures and successes as they prepare for Sunday’s League Cup final with Motherwell.

The Glasgow giants will have had just three days preparation for Sunday’s show-down with the Steelmen at Hampden following their 7-1 Champions League capitulation to Paris Saint-Germain.

Ascending Tierney revels in Celtic milestone

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic’s Kieran Tierney says he’s enjoyed a crazy couple of years at the Glasgow giants as he stands on the verge of making a century of appearances for the Scottish champions.

Since making his debut for the Hoops back in April 2015 the defender has firmly established himself as a first-team regular and has enjoyed a trophy-laden start to his Celtic career.

Ascending Tierney revels in Celtic milestone

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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic’s Kieran Tierney says he’s enjoyed a crazy couple of years at the Glasgow giants as he stands on the verge of making a century of appearances for the Scottish champions.

Since making his debut for the Hoops back in April 2015 the defender has firmly established himself as a first-team regular and has enjoyed a trophy-laden start to his Celtic career.

Peerless Celtic break 100-year British unbeaten record

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Glasgow (AFP) – French striker Moussa Dembele scored one and created another two as Celtic thrashed St Johnstone 4-0 to break their own 100-year British record of unbeaten domestic matches

The Scottish champions extended their domestic unbeaten record to 63 to eclipse the Celtic team of Willie Maley who went 62 league games unbeaten - pre-League Cup whilst the Scottish Cup was not played during World War I - between 1915 and 1917.

Peerless Celtic break 100-year British unbeaten record

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Glasgow (AFP) – French striker Moussa Dembele scored one and created another two as Celtic thrashed St Johnstone 4-0 to break their own 100-year British record of unbeaten domestic matches

The Scottish champions extended their domestic unbeaten record to 63 to eclipse the Celtic team of Willie Maley who went 62 league games unbeaten - pre-League Cup whilst the Scottish Cup was not played during World War I - between 1915 and 1917.

Liverpool

‘He’s Slow And He Plays In Scotland’ – Neil Warnock Reveals Why He Passed On Signing Virgil Van Dijk For £6m At Crystal Palace

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All these years, Virgil van Dijk has presumably been living in blissful ignorance of the fact that he, had fickle fortune smiled upon him, could have played under Neil Warnock.

Alas, thanks to a Sliding Doors moment in the Crystal Palace manager's office in 2014, that alluring eventuality sadly never came to pass.

Official: Virgil van Dijk Joins Liverpool In World Record £75m Deal (Photo)

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Liverpool have given Jurgen Klopp a rather expensive Christmas present, in the strapping form of Southampton centre-half Virgin van Dijk.

The 26-year-old will join the Reds when the transfer window re-opens on January 1st, in a whopping £75m deal, a world-record deal for a defender which eclipses the £52m Manchester City paid for Benjamin Mendy in the summer.

The England Uncapped XI: Could they make the 2018 World Cup?

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The recent England matches have seen Gareth Southgate hand debut's to a number of players including Tammy Abraham and Jack Cork. There are still, though, a number players playing regularly for their...

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Retro Football: Fondly Remembering The Halcyon Days Of The Coca Cola Cup And Its Club-Coloured Can Adverts, 1994 (Photos)

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The League Cup has bounced from sponsor to sponsor over the years, with Littlewoods, Rumbelows, Worthington's, Carling, Capital One and even the national Milk Marketing Board all paying through the snout to ally their marque with English football's tertiary tournament since 1981.

Arsenal

Europa League Last 32 Draw: Arsenal Pitted Against Ostersunds, The Only Team Left In Europe With An English Coach

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The draw for the first knockout phase of the Europa League has also taken place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon today, with Giorgio Marchetti and Eric Abidal doing the honours.

There are a few interesting fixtures amid the dross, with Arsenal pitted against the only English coach left on the European stage this season (after David Unsworth and Everton bowed out): Ostersunds of Sweden, managed by Graham Potter.

Arsenal await today’s Europa League draw – Who wants Celtic?

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Arsenal find out their fate in the Europa League draw tomorrow afternoon, and will be pleased to be on the seeded side of the draw. The Gunners topped their group with an unbeaten run of results, and will now be eagerly awaiting the draw for the knockout stages of the competition The draw is scheduled [.

Classic Football Adverts: Ian Wright Feels Like Chicken Tonight, Chicken Tonight, 1999 (Video)

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The late 1990s were a strange time for Ian Wright. Though he cut an increasingly peripheral figure at his beloved Arsenal, and was eventually shipped out to West Ham in 1998 to join John Hartson at the Gunners' very own elephant's graveyard, he certainly was in demand within the media.

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud alternatives: Wenger’s search for a new target man

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Olivier Giroud's Arsenal career is approaching its end. The Frenchman has won 3 FA Cups, 3...

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Arsenal on scouting mission with Celtic-Bayern monitored

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Arsenal are named amongst other clubs to be keeping a close eye on tonight's Champions League tie between Celtic and Bayern Munich. It is claimed that as many as 17 Premier League sides will have scouts at the match, with the Scottish champions having a number of their stars being watched. Arsenal among other big [.

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Celtic eyeing move for forward with record of 43 goals in 256 games

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Celtic have been linked with a move for Schalke striker Franco Di Santo.

The former Wigan Athletic, Blackburn Rovers and Chelsea player struggled in the English game, but Bhoys’ boss Brendan Rodgers believes he could be successful in the Scottish Premiership.

Di Santo is being lined-up as insurance if a late bid arrives for Moussa Dembele, according to reports in Germany.

News Roundup: Happy Holidays from the Union, Kaká retires, Morgan wins CONCACAF award, and Premier League records

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Bayern missing ‘world class’ players could help Celtic, says Brendan Rodgers

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Speaking ahead of Celtic’s UEFA Champions League group stage clash against German heavyweights Bayern Munich, Brendan Rodgers is thankful that the Bavarians are missing two of their best players.

Striker Robert Lewandowski has not travelled to Glasgow after picking up an injury in the 2-0 league win against RB Leipzig at the weekend.