Filip Benkovic

Filip Benkovic was born in Zagreb on 13 July 1997 (age 22).

Filip Benkovic · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou
The Celtic Star · Mar 31

A look at Filip Benkovic shows Celtic star should be hesitant to move for now

You have to think that most players are motivated by playing at the highest level and earning as much as possible, but it’s still important to keep a clear head when deciding to move...

Evening Times · Feb 14

Ex-Celtic defender Filip Benkovic ready to transition into STRIKER for Bristol City

Ex-Celtic defender Filip Benkovic could be set to make the transition into a STRIKER for loan side Bristol City...

Daily Record · Feb 14

The Filip Benkovic striker switch former Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers may be raging about

The defender is on loan at Bristol City and Lee Johnson plans on using him in a different role to what he’s used to...

The Celtic Star · Feb 10

Celtic May Have Dodged A Bullet In Benkovic

Celtic were widely linked with a January transfer move for Filip Benkovic.

Read Celtic · Feb 3

Celtic target hints that Parkhead switch wasn’t part of his January plans as he was “excited” by move elsewhere

A return to Celtic appears as though it was never in Filip Benkovic’s plans after the defender heard of interest from Bristol City.

Bristol City signing addresses January move following Celtic and Middlesbrough interest

Leicester City loanee Filip Benkovic has revealed his motivation behind joining Bristol City in January with a number of other sides, including Middlesbrough and Celtic, reportedly interested...

The Boot Room · Feb 3

£13m star posts on Instagram after ignoring reported Celtic interest to join English club, Kieran Tierney reacts

Filip Benkovic completed a loan move to Championship side Bristol City on deadline day as The Robins won a reportedly hotly-contested race to land the central defender from Leicester City – and Kieran Tierney has responded to his Instagram post...

HITC · Feb 3

Player suggests he had heart set on Championship move despite reported Celtic interest

Filip Benkovic joined Bristol City on loan despite reported Celtic interest...

67HailHail · Feb 2

Our View: Defender’s comments suggest Celtic could’ve signed him in January

Leicester City centre-back Filip Benkovic has been discussing his season with Celtic ahead of his loan period with Bristol City.

Benkovic makes Celtic admission after joining Bristol City

Celtic failed to resign Filip Benkovic on a loan in the January transfer window as the £13-million Leicester City defender ended up joining Bristol City.

VideoCelts · Feb 1

Chris Sutton’s underwhelming transfer verdict

Victor Wanyama was off to France then that was off, Filip Benkovic joined Bristol City and Neil Lennon was left with his two new projects...

Tierney’s Deadline Day Message to Former Celt

Former Celtic player Kieran Tierney has wished his ex-defensive partner Filip Benkovic all the best and Bristol City after the Croatian made a deadline day move to the Championship...

67HailHail · Jan 31

STV journalist: Celtic’s transfer business is now over

STV journalist Ronnie Charters has reported that Celtic’s transfer business is done (STV’s deadline day blog, 23:17) Celtic have only signed Patryk Klimala and Ismaila Soro during the January transfer window.

The Celtic Star · Jan 31

Video – Benkovic joins ‘a really big club’, Bristol City

FILIP BENKOVIC this evening joined Bristol City on loan from Leicester City until the end of the season.

67HailHail · Jan 31

English journalist provides disappointing news for Celtic fans regarding another big name

Bristol Post journalist Gregor MacGregor has reported on Twitter that Bristol City have won the race to sign Filip Benkovic.

The Celtic Star · Jan 31

Journalist claims that Celtic won’t be doing any more business in this window

As expected, deadline day came with a flurry of rumours.

The Celtic Star · Jan 31

Teatime Update – Lawwell’s Wing and a Prayer as Clock Ticks

We’re on course now for the witching hour and Celtic are being linked with more wide men than a London east end boozer on a Saturday night, as a few other defensive links seem to have lost momentum...

Read Celtic · Jan 31

Journalist’s confirm Celtic are likely to miss out on 22 y/o target – Championship club are “favourites”

Celtic look set to miss out on Filip Benkovic on deadline day, as The Daily Telegraph’s Mike McGrath revealed Bristol City is the defender’s most likely destination...

67HailHail · Jan 31

“Lawwell’s golden hour” – Some Celtic fans give views on potentially pivotal day

Some Celtic fans have been giving their expectations on what to expect on deadline day.

67HailHail · Jan 31

Telegraph journalist makes fresh claim over Celtic-linked Benkovic today

Telegraph journalist Mike McGrath has today posted on his Twitter account and stated that Filip Benkovic will be allowed to leave for Bristol City today.

The Celtic Star · Jan 31

Transfer Window Latest – Filip Benkovic and Loan Move News

CELTIC could move for a winger and a central defender today before the transfer window slams shut.

67HailHail · Jan 30

Report: Celtic in four-team chase for under-21 international

The Northern Echo have reported that Celtic are still in the hunt for Filip Benkovic, and that we’re one of four clubs still interested.

Read Celtic · Jan 30

Championship promotion hopefuls in pole position to land 22 y/o linked with Celtic move

Bristol City are reportedly in pole position to sign Filip Benkovic on loan this month.

HITC · Jan 30

Report: Celtic competing with 3 English clubs for 22-year-old

Celtic, Derby County, Middlesbrough and Bristol City are reportedly interested in Leicester City’s Filip Benkovic...

Exclusive: Bristol City lead Celtic & Derby County in race to sign Leicester City colossus

Bristol City are leading the race to sign Leicester City defender Filip Benkovic, Football Insider can reveal.

The Boot Room · Jan 30

Report: Celtic in race to sign £13m international from Premier League high-flyers

Celtic are one of the sides interested in signing Leicester City defender Filip Benkovic during the final hours of the January transfer window, according to a report from The Northern Echo.

Read Celtic · Jan 29

Lennon provides honest response to Benkovic transfer question

Scottish champions Celtic have been closely linked with a move for Leicester City defender Filip Benkovic this month.

Should Celtic sign Leicester City ace Filip Benkovic this January?

Celtic have been linked with Leicester City player Filip Benkovic for a loan deal after he impressed everyone with his amazing performances at Parkhead last season.

67HailHail · Jan 28

Lennon gives Tuesday answer on Benkovic to Celtic question

Neil Lennon said Celtic are ‘well-covered’ in central defence when asked about a potential move for Filip Benkovic on Tuesday, speaking in his pre-match press conference on the club’s official YouTube channel...

Neil Lennon expressed uncertainty over Filip Benkovic loan transfer

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has expressed uncertainty when he was asked about Filip Benkovic’s potential loan transfer this January, according to The Scotsman.

Read Celtic · Jan 28

Celtic “set” to make January move for £13m-rated 22 y/o who met with Hoops agent earlier this month

Celtic are reportedly “set” to launch a January move for Filip Benkovic.

Should Lennon Throw Caution To The Winds & Bring In This Premier League Ace Linked With Celtic?

Recently reports (Leicestershire Live) had emerged that Celtic might look to bring Filip Benkovic on...

Read Celtic · Jan 28

“Nonsense,” “Of course we will sell him” – These fans react as one of their “best players” is linked with Celtic move

Bristol City winger Niclas Eliasson has been linked with a move to Celtic, sparking a number of Robins supporters to share their reactions on social media...

HITC · Jan 27

Celtic boss comments on potentially signing £13m player

Ex-Celtic loanee Filip Benkovic might be available on loan soon...

67HailHail · Jan 27

‘No need to penny pinch’, ‘First choice’: Some Celtic fans know who they want to sign this week

There’s again a clamouring from some Celtic fans to re-sign defender Filip Benkovic, as the recruitment team at Celtic Park navigate the final week of the January transfer window...

EatSleepSport · Jan 27

Lennon hoping to bolster Celtic squad this week

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says they are hoping to bring in “one or two” new players this week amid speculation over a reunion with Leicester’s Filip Benkovic...

Read Celtic · Jan 27

Blow for Celtic following agent’s damning update on January target

Celtic have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of January target Niclas Eliasson following an update from the winger’s agent.

Read Celtic · Jan 27

“I have no idea who he is” – These fans react as Celtic and Lazio are “linked” with 24 y/o forward

Reports emerged over the weekend linking Celtic with a move for Bristol City winger Niclas Eliasson.

Evening Times · Jan 27

Southampton keeping tabs on Jeremie Frimpong | Middlesbrough target Filip Benkovic loan

The latest news and gossip from around Scottish football as French media reports that Monaco have turned their attention to Osonne Edouard, and the rest of the news and gossip from around Scotland...

Read Celtic · Jan 27

Neil Lennon issues interesting update on 22 y/o linked with Celtic move

Neil Lennon has refused to rule out a move for Filip Benkovic.

67HailHail · Jan 27

Our View: Reported update on Benkovic is disappointing news for Celtic

Celtic have been struck with a blow in the race for Filip Benkovic, with Middlesbrough reportedly leading the chase for his signature.

Celts Are Here · Jan 27

Filip Benkovic to Celtic – Neil Lennon Responds

NEIL LENNON has not ruled out a late move for Filip Benkovic as the.m Celtic manager weighs up his options ahead of Friday’s deadline.

Read Celtic · Jan 26

‘Do we need him?’ ‘No thanks’ – These fans are not convinced by 22 y/o “linked” with Celtic move

Filip Benkovic has been “linked” with a return to Celtic this month, but a number of Hoops supporters are not convinced he is the right man to bring in...

67HailHail · Jan 26

Senior Celtic man answers question on Benkovic

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has refused to commit to or rule out a move for Leicester City defender Filip Benkovic this January, The Scotsman report...

Read Celtic · Jan 26

Boost for Celtic as manager issues promising transfer update about 22 y/o ace “linked” with Parkhead move

Celtic have been “linked” with a move for Filip Benkovic this month.

The Celtic Star · Jan 26

Benkovic Update – Lennon and Rodgers Open to Celtic Return

Neil Lennon has suggested that Celtic could re-sign for Filip Benkovic, should the Leicester City defender be allowed to leave the Premier League club on loan.

67HailHail · Jan 26

Our View: Celtic have a great opportunity to land 6ft 4in £13m defender after weekend update

If Celtic are ever going to rekindle a relationship with defender Filip Benkovic then this looks the week to do it in.

Celts Are Here · Jan 26

‘Get Him Signed; It’s a no Brainer’ – Some Celtic Fans Want Exciting Deadline Day Deal

We reported on Saturday evening Filip Benkovic could become available if Leicester managed to land a centre-back this week – Read here...

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