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Returning to the past could allow Celtic to build for the future

Replacing Scott Brown isn’t going to be easy, but with the Celtic captain turning 35 years old this season the Bhoys are right to start looking at potential replacements for the midfield destroyer.

Meling can ensure Celtic haven’t been weakened by Tierney departure

Celtic find themselves in a tricky situation. Having pocketing £25million from the sale of Kieran Tierney to Arsenal, they’re against the clock to reinvest that money in an attempt to improve Neil Lennon’s squad before the transfer window closes...

Celtic attack would be transformed by Bolasie signing

It’s not often Celtic can bag themselves a £25million-rated winger but the Bhoys could be about to do exactly that.

Sinclair legacy safe but time for Celtic to move on

The great success of Neil Lennon’s Celtic stewardship after Brendan Rodgers walked out was continuity.

Celtic can become home for well-travelled Elhamed

Neil Lennon’s headache is beginning to ease. The Celtic boss looks to have won the tug-of-war with Arsenal over talisman Kieran Tierney and his lengthy right-back search is drawing to a close after a £1.6million fee was agreed with Hapoel Be’er Sheva for Hatem Abd Elhamed.

Analysing the three players on Celtic’s right-back shortlist

While much of the talk at Celtic is around a full-back who could be leaving Parkhead, Bhoys boss Neil Lennon’s focus is on bringing at least one into the club.

Three cheaper Tierney alternatives Arsenal should target this summer

Money is tight at the Emirates Stadium this summer as Arsenal head coach Unai Emery attempts to overhaul a team that are in desperate need of reinforcements after a disappointing fifth-place finish in 2018/19...

Assombalonga ready for Celtic after conquering Championship

Britt Assombalonga has conquered every level of football he’s played at – and he could be set for his biggest test yet amid interest from Celtic this summer...

Brentford captain can lead Celtic towards immortality

The Scottish Premiership has been fertile ground for English clubs in recent years but this summer Celtic want to turn that narrative on its head with their pursuit of Brentford captain Romaine Sawyers.

Is Lukaku’s cousin up to replacing Celtic legend Tierney?

While new signings are often cause for excitement for supporters, Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo’s arrival at Celtic will be tinged with sadness as it surely means the end of an era for a boyhood Hoops fan and stalwart.

3 Potential replacements for Arsenal target Kieran Tierney

All good things must come to an end. After five seasons with the first-team and more than 150 appearances in all competitions, Celtic could be about to cash in on Kieran Tierney.

Identifying the next wonderkid winger who could star for Celtic

Celtic have carved out a niche in recent seasons of managing to acquire highly-rated wingers on a loan basis.

Breakout star Turnbull has quality to bridge gap to Celtic

Last season was a whirlwind for David Turnbull. He only made his first league start of the campaign for Motherwell in October, but by 2019 he was starring in midfield.

Harper pursuit indicates a change of transfer strategy from Celtic

With Neil Lennon’s appointment as manager on a permanent basis made official, Celtic are now ready to do business in the summer transfer window.

Glasgow rivals should battle it out to sign former Liverpool star

With one instinctive swing of his left foot, Andy Carroll unleashed a venomous effort into the bottom corner of Joe Hart’s goal.

Key areas Celtic must strengthen to continue domestic domination

Celtic secured their third consecutive domestic treble on Saturday, beating Heart of Midlothian 2-1 at Hampden to lift the Scottish Cup in dramatic fashion.

Analysing the tactical overhaul Mourinho would make at Celtic

A number of big names have been linked with the Celtic manager’s job in recent months, including Belgium boss Roberto Martinez, Newcastle United hero Rafael Benitez, and Andre Villas-Boas.

Four future replacements for Scott Sinclair at Celtic

Celtic need to plan for life after Scott Sinclair. The 30-year-old recently extended his deal at Parkhead for a further 12 months, confirmed by manager Neil Lennon in a pre-match press conference: “Scotty will be here for another year,” the Bhoys boss.

Rough diamond Wamangituka could become latest Parisian success story

Celtic have struggled for goals in recent months. Since Neil Lennon returned on an interim basis, they have found the net just eight times in as many games.

Jonny be good: Lennon’s Celtic return has reinvigorated Hayes

Celtic’s signing of Jonny Hayes in 2017 was viewed as much an act of pilfering talent from their closest rivals as it was a strengthening their own squad.

The eight contenders to become Celtic’s next manager analysed

Brendan Rodgers’ decision to leave Celtic mid-season, mere months from a potential third straight domestic treble, came as a shock to most.

Raw Shved on track to become influential figure at Celtic

Maryan Shved was one of the most unnecessary January transfer window signings in Celtic’s recent history.

Lennon’s tactical tweak vital to Celtic’s O** F*** success

The most consistent criticism of Brendan Rodgers during his time at Celtic was his inability or unwillingness to alter tactics for big games.

Bain’s emergence has preemptively solved Scotland’s goalkeeper crisis

For almost the entirety of the last decade, Scotland have relied upon two goalkeepers: Craig Gordon and Allan McGregor.

Why O** F*** rivals are chasing Kalas

While Celtic appear to have seen off Rangers’ title challenge this season, eight points clear and odds-on favourites to claim an eighth successive Scottish Premiership crown, the O** F*** rivals are set to go head to head in the transfer market this summer...

Adams ready for the next chapter of his own Vardy story

It was a little over four years ago that an 18-year-old Che Adams was plying his trade for Ilkeston FC in the Evo-Stik Premier Division.

Toljan weaknesses unlikely to be highlighted at Celtic

January has been a good month for Celtic. Brendan Rodgers’ side have recorded three wins from three games – scoring ten goals without reply – and Vakoun Issouf Bayo, Oliver Burke and Timothy Weah have all arrived at the club.

Who is Jeremy Toljan?

Linked with a loan move to Celtic, we’ve profiled the full-back who currently plays for Borussia Dortmund...

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Welcome to the latest episode of 20 Minute Tims We’re in celebratory mood this week, as we’re talking; *Celtic making it 10-in-a-row for domestic trophies after somehow snatching a victory over Rangers at Hampden *Fraser Forster *Jeremie Frimpong *Christopher Jullien *Alfredo Morelos lol *A look back on the important last-gasp victory over Hamilton Accies All this and more on TMT#200 You can help support the production of these podcasts, as well as gaining access to over 170 extra episodes at patreon.com/...

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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 15 13 1 1 46 9 37 40
2 “Rangers” 15 12 2 1 45 10 35 38
3 Aberdeen 18 9 5 4 26 22 4 32
4 Motherwell 17 10 1 6 29 22 7 31
5 Kilmarnock 18 6 5 7 17 21 -4 23
6 Hibernian 17 5 7 5 27 29 -2 22
7 Ross County 17 5 5 7 20 35 -15 20
8 Livingston 18 4 7 7 23 27 -4 19
9 St Mirren 18 4 3 11 15 27 -12 15
10 St Johnstone 16 3 6 7 14 33 -19 15
11 Hearts 17 2 6 9 16 28 -12 12
12 Hamilton Academical 18 2 6 10 16 31 -15 12

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