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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Premier League team Burnley have not been able to lure a Celtic defender away from the club. The Clarets want to bolster their squad with a new centre back and they have identified a Celtic player as the man for the job. The exclusive report from 90min disclosed that Burnley want to sign Celtic defender Jack Hendry, who has been out on loan in Belgium.

Jack Hendry is on loan at Belgian club KV Oostende from Scottish Premiership champions Celtic. It was revealed that Burnley failed with a bid for the player who made his debut for Oostende in September shortly after joining the club on loan. His debut came during the league game with Mechelen and he went on to find the back of the net during the game. Since then, Jack Hendry has been a regular for his Belgian team till date.


English Championship side Stoke City are reportedly very close to winning the race to sign long-term Celtic target Alfie Doughty. Glasgow Evening Times reported earlier in the week that even though both Scottish teams Rangers and Celtic offered the player a pre-contract agreement, the 21-year-old has instead opted to move to England as he sees Stoke City as a better option currently.

According to the report, a figure thought to be in the region of £650,000 is what Stoke City have offered for the former Charlton Athletic player, and that the deal is expected to go through anytime soon.


Celtic have won their last five games in all competitions ahead of their league game with Dundee United on Wednesday evening. The Scottish champions play hosts to Dundee United in a matchday 21 clash at Celtic Park with the target of extending their recent winning run with victory in that game. Celtic have played second fiddle to arch rivals Rangers in the league and they can't afford to make more mistakes if they want to retain the league title that they have won in the last nine seasons.

Celtic are chasing an unprecedented tenth league title in a row this term but they have to make up 16 points on Old Firm rivals Rangers on the Scottish Premiership table though they have three games in hand.


Celtic defender Hatem AbdElhamed could return to his native Israel when the transfer window reopens in January as he's said to be homesick. The Israeli right-back is on his own in Scotland after his family left him to return to Israel. His potential exit is dependent on whether the Scottish Premiership champions are able to sign a replacement for him on the right side of their defence.

Hatem AbdElhamed is just 18 months into his four-year contract at the club. His Celtic contract will expire at the end of the 2022/23 season as a result of the deal he signed upon joining them from Israeli club HapoelBe'erSheva. Celtic paid £1.6m to sign the 29-year-old defender last summer. The eight-cap Israeli international has been in and out of the Celtic team under manager Neil Lennon this season.Elhamed has been sharing right-back duties with JeremieFrimpong this season.