Jozo Simunovic

Read all the news about Jozo Simunovic of Celtic FC. Position: Defender. Jozo Simunovic was born in Zagreb on 4 August 1994 (age 24). Follow @SimunovicJozo on Twitter.

Jozo Simunovic Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Jozo Simunovic signed for Celtic on transfer deadline day 2015. The highly rated central defender became Ronny Deila’s eighth signing of the summer, following on from fellow deadline day acquisition Ryan Christie.

Simunovic started his career at Dynamo Zagreb, progressing through their youth ranks before making his senior debut in March 2013. The defender also featured at home for Dynamo against Celtic in last season’s Europa League tie when he was introduced as an 11th minute substitute.

He has also earned international recognition with Croatia’s U21 side, having previously played for his country from age 14.
Simunovic becomes the first Croatian to play for Celtic.

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Jozo Simunovic in the news

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Transfer Tavern · Jul 22

Report: Celtic face payout if defender is sold

Celtic would have to make a significant payout to the former club of Jozo Simunovic if the defender is sold this summer.

Transfer Tavern · Jul 22
67HailHail · Jul 22

Celtic may not be happy after opposing manager speaks out

Celtic may not be too happy with the recent comments made by Lille boss Christophe Galtier on Jozo Simunovic.

67HailHail · Jul 22
67HailHail · Jul 22

Celtic man praised by foreign coach amid transfer link

Lille manager Christopher Galtier has touched on his admiration for Celtic centre-back Jozo Simunovic.

67HailHail · Jul 22
HITC · Jul 22

‘Very good player’: Manager hails Celtic player he reportedly wants to sign

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic could reportedly lose another centre-back with Ligue 1 runners-up Lille eyeing Jozo Simunovic...

HITC · Jul 22
Scotzine · Jul 22

Transfer Hotline: KT Could Stay, Insists Celtic Legend, Simunovic Praised, Confirmed: Ibrox Ace Heads for Exit, Three More to Follow?, Hearts Hampden Hero on Move, Tannadice Double Deal

CELTIC legend Kenny Dalglish reckons Kieran Tierney could be thinking the timing might be right to quit the Hoops – as Arsenal prepare a third bid for the Scotland international defender.

Scotzine · Jul 22
VideoCelts · Jul 22

French club confirm interest in Celtic defender

“Jozo Simunovic is a very good player with a good knowledge of European football.”...

VideoCelts · Jul 22
Inside Futbol · Jul 21

Baggy Clothes, Not Ironed, He Doesn’t Care – Celtic Star On Team-mate

Jozo Simunovic has revealed that Kristoffer Ajer is the worst dressed member of the Celtic squad...

Inside Futbol · Jul 21
Inside Futbol · Jul 21

Jokes, Pranks, He’s Funniest – Celtic Star On Bhoys Team-mate

Jozo Simunovic feels Scott Brown is the funniest in the dressing room and insists the Celtic skipper leads by example...

Inside Futbol · Jul 21
67HailHail · Jul 21

Alan Brazil slams action taken after ‘dangerous’ Celtic star incident

Radio host Alan Brazil does not think Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic deserved a red card and suspension for his high tackle on a St Gallen opponent earlier this month, writing in his Sunday Post column...

67HailHail · Jul 21
67HailHail · Jul 21

‘His power, his energy’ – Celtic stalwart names the club’s best trainer

Celtic centre-back Jozo Simunovic has revealed the name of the club’s best trainer in a video on the club’s official YouTube channel.

67HailHail · Jul 21
FootballFanCast · Jul 20

Celtic ace doesn’t deserve Hoops exit yet – opinion

Champions League contenders Lille are set to bid £5m for Celtic’s central defender Jozo Simunovic but he should think twice before leaving the Celts...

FootballFanCast · Jul 20
Celtic TV · Jul 20

🤔 Celtic Teammates: Jozo Simunovic

Celtic’s Croatian centre back lifts the lid on his Hoops teammates, and it’s bad news for one of his defensive colleagues!

Celtic TV · Jul 20

Club To Launch £5m Bid For This Celtic Defender: Lennon Should Demand Around Double That Price

According to the latest reports from the Scottish Sun, French outfit LOSC Lille have made contact with Celtic over the possible transfer of Jozo Simunovic.

FootballFanCast · Jul 19

“Joke”, “Terrible” – Lots of Celtic fans react to update on 24 y/o ace

Celtic’s Jozo Simunovic has been hit with a two-game competitive ban after his friendly red card was reported to the Swiss FA...

FootballFanCast · Jul 19
VideoCelts · 14h

Lennon explains the Jullien puzzle

Most fans expected to see Jullien paired with Kris Ajer but against the Estonian champions the hoops are likely to start with Nir Bitton and Jozo Simunovic in the heart of defence...

VideoCelts · 14h
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