CELTIC APPROACHED UNITED STAR BEFORE LOAN SWITCH

Scottish Premiership giants Celtic are still trying to complete a few signings before the start of their season and they still have some work to do in trying to convince players to sign for them this summer. After losing the Scottish Premiership title to Rangers last season, they will be looking forward to winning back the league crown and they have been somewhat working to get back on the throne by trying to sign players that can truly make them challenge Rangers for the title next season as well as for other trophies beyond their domestic league.

ARSENAL DEFENDER TIPPED TO JOIN MANCHESTER CITY

Arsenal could be set to suffer another transfer heartbreak as reports are claiming that they could lose one of their star players. According to reports from the Daily Independent, former Celtic manager Neil Lennon has urged Arsenal star Kieran Tierney to quit the London club and join Pep Guardiola's revolution at Manchester City. Tierney is widely regarded as one of the best players at Arsenal in recent times but it's looking like he could be leaving the Emirates Stadium if he listens to the latest comments made by his former manager at Celtic.

CELTIC KEEN ON SIGNING ASTON VILLA STRIKER THIS SUMMER

Scottish Premier League side Celtic Football Club are one of the clubs that have a big summer on their hands as they are faced with the huge task of getting not only a few players but a manager as well. After losing the Scottish Premiership title to fierce rivals Rangers this season, they now want to bounce back and have identified this summer as the best time to handle their best bit of business. They have been linked with a couple of players who they want to sign in a bid to revamp their squad ahead of next season.

CELTIC INTERESTED IN SIGNING NEWCASTLE WINGER THIS SUMMER

There are a lot of clubs currently circling Newcastle United winger Jacob Murphy and he may not be playing his football at the St James' Park next season as long as any club can pay what the Tyneside club are demanding for the attacker. As many as five different clubs have already shown interest in Jacob and even though there has not been any official bid made yet, there remains an equal amount of strong interest from these different clubs.

In a season that has not gone quite as planned for Newcastle, Jacob has been one of the club's few shining lights so far this season and he has been handsomely rewarded by being linked to a couple of clubs in the summer. The clubs that have so far shown their willingness to sign the winger include Premier League sides Leeds, Burnley, Southampton, Championship club Watford, and Scottish Premiership outfits Rangers and Celtic.

RANGERS HOPE TO MAINTAIN UNBEATEN RUN

Newly crowned Scottish Premiership champions Rangers would be hoping to maintain their unbeaten run in the league when they take on Celtic in the Old Firm Derby this weekend. Rangers and Celtic meet at Ibrox on Sunday afternoon for the latest instalment of the Old Firm Derby.

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has earned rave reviews for the way he has been able to lead the Gers to the Scottish Premiership title at the expense of Celtic. Celtic had won the last nine league titles on offer until this season and they were favourites to make it a record ten league wins in a row until the timely intervention from Liverpool legend Gerrard.

ARSENAL EYEING CELTIC'S ODSONNE EDOUARD

Scottish side Celtic's striker Odsonne Edouard is currently linked with a move away from the club and has a host of clubs circling him and showing huge interest in signing him ahead of the summer transfer window opening in a few months. His contract at the club is set to run out at the end of this season and if he does not strike an agreement with Celtic over a renewal, he could be leaving on a free transfer.

In what is a hugely impressive record for Celtic, the striker has made as many as 163 appearances for the club, scoring a total number of 81 goals in the process. However, his time at the club appears to be nearing an end except there eventually is an agreement that will see him put pen to paper on a new deal at Celtic Park.

KEANE WANTS BUTT AS CELTIC ASSISTANT

Manchester United legend Roy Keane wants former club teammate Nicky Butt as his assistant if he's appointed as the permanent manager at Scottish Premiership giants Celtic. This is according to the report from The Sun. It was revealed that Nicky Butt will be the assistant to Roy Keane if the former Manchester United skipper is appointed as the man to replace Neil Lennon as the permanent manager at Celtic.Neil Lennon was the Celtic manager until the former club player resigned from the position some weeks ago. Another ex-Celtic player in John Kennedy has been placed in temporary charge of the team until the end of the current campaign.

McGINNNOT SURPRISED WITH CELTIC LINKS

Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn has disclosed that he's not surprise that Scotland national team boss Steve Clarke is one of the names being linked with the managerial job at Scottish Premiership giants Celtic. The Villa player spoke to Go Radio Football Show about Steve Clarke and the Celtic managerial job. According to him, he's not surprised that the ex-West Brom boss is one of the managers being touted as the next permanent manager at Celtic and that he expects him to stay on in his role as the Scotland national team manager. Clarke has seen his managerial profile rise after he led Scotland to a first major tournament in over three decades. Scotland will be at the 2020 European Championships this summer after they sealed qualification last year under the guidance of the aforementioned Clarke. He was able to mastermind a first major tournament for Scotland since the 1998 FIFA World Cup tournament in France.

CELTIC FIVE-MATCH UNBEATEN RUN ENDED

Scottish champions Celtic are close to losing their league title to arch rivals Rangers after the shock defeat at the hands of Ross County at the weekend. Ross County shocked Celtic at home to hand the Scottish Premiership champions their fourth loss of the season. Celtic dominated the duel with Ross County in what was one of the Matchday33 games played on Sunday but they could not break down their opponents. Jordan White would go on to punish Celtic with the only goal of the game in the second half. Jordan White scored on 71 minutes to hand lowly Ross County. After the defeat, Celtic are now 18 points adrift of league leaders and arch rivals Rangers.

CELTIC KEEN TO RE-SIGN NORWEGIAN ATTACKER

Scottish Premiership title holders Celtic are reportedly interested in a move for Southampton player Mohamed Elyounoussi. According to Football Insider, Celtic have made the Norwegian international attacker one of their transfer priorities for the summer and that Southampton are keen to also do a deal for the player that has not featured for the Saints for almost two years.

The 26-year-old represented Southampton for the last time till date in April 2019 as he has spent the last two seasons on loan at Celtic. In a bid to get a deal done for the player, Premier League outfit Southampton are said to be ready to lower their asking price for the player. It is almost certain that the Saints won't recoup all of the £16m spent on the player in 2018.

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