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.


Celtic fans will have to part with some money if they want to watch their beloved team face Hibernian on pay-per-view (PPV) in what's their next game in the Scottish Premier League. The week 15 clash between hosts Hibernian and defending champions Celtic is scheduled to take place at Easter Road on Saturday, November 21, 2020. It is the first match in the Scottish top flight after the November international break.

Earlier on Thursday, Hibs confirmed on their PPV website that fans will have to pay £15 for the game with Europa League campaigners Celtic. This is the third time that Celtic fans will have to pay to watch their team away from home. They had earlier being charged for the away games at St. Mirren and Ross County.Celtic won both matches and Neil Lennon's men would be targeting a hattrick of wins against Hibs.

Lennon hopeful ofOdsonne Edouard staying at the club

Celtic club manager Neil Lennon has said that they are trying to convince Odsonne Edouard to stay at Celtic. The player has been linked with a move to Arsenal in the upcoming transfer window. Lennon has praised him to be the top-class striker in football. In the 2019–2020 season he has played in 27 games by scoring 22 goals.

With his performance, they were able to win the ninth title in the Scottish Premiership. The season was called off due to the spread of coronavirus and the title was awarded on a point basis. Edouard was awarded the golden boot in this season.

Celtic interested in West Ham striker Albian Ajeti

As per the reports of Sky Sports, Scottish club Celtic have shown interest on the West Ham player Albian Ajeti. They are ready to sign the player for £5 million and the reports suggest that the player will be signing a temporary deal with the club. The player will be undergoing a medical examination for the Scottish club this week.

Marshall Has InterestFrom His Former Club Celtic

Scottish club Celtic is looking forward to signing their former goalkeeper David Marshall. He is currently playing for Wigan Athletic and they are currently having troubles at the club and to Celtic, this seems like a good opportunity to sign the player. The Scottish Sun reported that with Craig Gordon leaving the club and Fraser Forster who was in the loan will be heading back to Southampton for the next season to Premier League, Celtic is looking forward to finding a replacement.

BBC pundit believes Odsonne Edouard could be sold for a knockdown price

BBC pundit Michael Stewart believes Celtic could accept a package of around £20m for Odsonne Edouard this summer. The Frenchman has enjoyed a superb season with the Hoops and he bagged 27 goals and 19 assists across all competitions before the campaign was paused because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Celtic show interest in Brighton forward

As per the recent reports, Celtic has been showing interest on the Brighton and Hove Albion striker Florin Andone. He could be a player who will be worth his money and will fit right into the team. There may be doubts regarding his place in the team, as Odsonne Edward has not left. But it seems like Andone will be fitting right by his side of the team.

Charlie Nicholas does not fancy Arsenal signing Odsonne Edouard

Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas believes Odsonne Edouard could struggle to adapt to the style of play in the Premier League and may not suit the Gunners. The north London side are currently assessing the future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang whose contract expires next summer and reports claim that he could head through the exit door.