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07 Dec 2018 20:27:50
There are rumours that PL is about to reject our Ibrox allocation. As I don't go to away games, I've not read much about this and I'm not fully up on the logistics of the tickets being cut. Why is it a safety concern for us if we're being given the same number of tickets as other clubs?

Kevbhoy

 

 

25 Nov 2018 10:41:27
I reckon Boyata will go in January and we'll need a replacement. One name I've read is Dael Fry but with some of the EPL big guns sniffing around I reckon it's just lazy journalism as usual. Anybody heard anything more likely? Sadly, this comes at a time when we have the most solid looking partnership we've seen for a good few years.

Kevbhoy

1.) 25 Nov 2018 12:40:46
Scott McKenna I know everyone will say what! but show me another player who we can afford ( prepared to pay for) at his age, as powerful, left footed, 6ft 4ins, quick, can play long passes, and has as many games/ caps.


2.) 25 Nov 2018 14:23:01
Did we not supposedly bid £5m for him in the summer and get knocked back?


3.) 25 Nov 2018 14:58:57
We'll never get the Boro boy he'll be too rich for us but am not sure about McKenna thought he looked a bit slow.


4.) 25 Nov 2018 23:21:50
Doesn't matter how many caps and games he has, McKenna is fecking rotten.


5.) 26 Nov 2018 01:42:09
McKenna is pony. Really hope it's not him especially with the money Aberdeen want for him. He isn't even worth the £5m they knocked back from us.


6.) 26 Nov 2018 10:22:45
McKenna is signed to the sheep until 2023. Would need to be a sizeable transfer fee to get him. Probably most we have ever spent on a CH. Is he really worth that kind of money, doesn't look anything spectacular in a poor Dons team. The Boro boy is fantasy talk.


7.) 26 Nov 2018 12:30:45
I've said it before and I'll say it again. We should not be signing players from our league unless they are exceptional. It only weakens these teams who can take points off sevco who somehow are just 2 points behind us. There has to be good defenders out there for a couple of million.


8.) 26 Nov 2018 13:18:27
McKenna is only slightly better than Hendry and much of a muchness to Jozo. If he was costing £2m maybe worth a punt but he is not worth what they want for him. There must be someone from eastern Europe we can pick up? McKenna is lazy scouting. and please please no more bench warmers (Mulumbo, Hayes, Morgan, izzaguire)


9.) 26 Nov 2018 14:48:59
Difference is McKenna doesn't get injured putting his socks on.


10.) 26 Nov 2018 18:20:23
Few CB's out of contract in the summer i wouldn't mind us having a look at.

Samir Memisevic
Jean-Kevin Duverne
Harold Moukoudi
Vudjadin Savic
Martin Caceres.


11.) 27 Nov 2018 09:24:10
Jean Kevin Duverne. Absolute no brainer. Especially in our current situation, young defender with 81 appearances. French, bags of potential and would be a ready replacement for Boyata. If we had any brain we would reignite our interest. Probably left this one too late again.


12.) 27 Nov 2018 23:47:56
Agree if that's the case I hope it would be lazy scouting and go for Duverne if he's on a free in the summer! Surely there's value in that one plus he's been highly rated and with the French bhoys in the team he can be persuaded.

{Ed007's Note - Duverne has been out most of the year with a serious knee injury, it would be a massive risk signing him even on a free.}


13.) 28 Nov 2018 06:17:20
I would be unhappy if we even paid 1 million for McKenna. The boy is over-hyped and turns like an oil tanker. Anytime I have seen him, he has looked poor.


 

 

01 Sep 2018 00:11:10
Well that's honestly the worst transfer window I can ever recall and I think the fallout is going to rumble on for a long time. Big thanks to Ed002 for putting up with us today and keeping us in the loop and best wishes to Ed007 and the family, hope all is as well as can be expected.

Kevbhoy

{Ed002's Note - Thanks Kev.}


 

 

26 Aug 2018 08:06:43
Harold Moukoudi being linked. We've been saying with the excellent young French players we've signed there must be a defender somewhere.

Kevbhoy

1.) 26 Aug 2018 09:22:58
Looks like a plausible young defender. So its probably a wind up.


2.) 26 Aug 2018 09:43:26
Duverne part 2.


3.) 26 Aug 2018 10:55:10
Not seen him play, but got to be a lot better than what we have.
Hopefully we get this guy in and a right back, and 1-2more we will be untouchable . c'mon Bhoys.


 

 

21 Aug 2018 21:18:56
The Bruma link doesn't seem to be getting squashed so maybe there is a potential interest? Maybe depending on Boyata?

Kevbhoy

1.) 21 Aug 2018 21:49:24
I thought the player came out and squashed it himself Kev?


2.) 21 Aug 2018 22:03:47
No he said hed heard about the rumour but him and his agent haven't heard anything official.


3.) 21 Aug 2018 22:22:03
He did there no chance of it happening give boysts a second chance lads.


4.) 21 Aug 2018 22:32:05
He said nobody had been in contact yet but in no way ruled out a move.


5.) 21 Aug 2018 23:16:54
No way are we spending £7mil on a player when we don't have CL money coming in. Even if we do sell Boyata.


6.) 21 Aug 2018 23:42:55
The fact he said he’d heard about it but hasn’t received anything official suggests to me he might be interested.

Would love it to happen but I have a feeling we’re going to end up with Boyata still here come the end of the window.


7.) 22 Aug 2018 11:17:19
Would his agent not be the first to hear about any interest?


8.) 22 Aug 2018 12:50:30
Has anyone checked out his injury record, not the best. He has had to have two knee operations so far.

{Ed007's Note - No he hasn't.}


9.) 22 Aug 2018 15:49:37
Brilliant ed. To the point.

{Ed007's Note - I explained it on the other page 😜


 

 

 

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20 Jan 2019 11:08:03
Ed, was the enquiry for Kalas always going to be about getting him in the summer? I read that the Bristol City manager said Chelsea had no recall option on him and obviously now BR has claimed it's not likely we'll bring anyone in. That could well be a bluff but it doesn't fill me with hope.

Kevbhoy

{Ed007's Note - Well seeing as Kalas is being lined up as a possible replacement for Boyata it'll be for the summer when the Belgian leaves.}


1.) 20 Jan 2019 13:15:12
Cheers Ed. I think we should definitely be able to get through qualifiers with a new CB pairing but I don't understand the reluctance to cash in on Boyata - especially in the summer. Getting at least one CB used to the club woukd give us an even better chance. I'll live in hope that Benkovic is staying and that's the reason why.


2.) 20 Jan 2019 14:17:31
Cheers Ed can’t get over the fact Celtic going to let Boyata go for nothing.

{Ed007's Note - It's sheer idiocy, it still sticks in my craw about John Collins and especially Larsson and the way the fans were conned in that one.}


3.) 20 Jan 2019 14:25:13
Boyata has obviously told them he's going nowhere till his contract is up so he gets a big signing on fee.


4.) 20 Jan 2019 15:39:17
Still think BR thinks he can convince Boyata to stay me thinks.

{Ed007's Note - There's not even been any talks - Rodgers has nothing to do with that - and Boyata's agent has confirmed he will leave in the summer.}


5.) 20 Jan 2019 23:27:03
Larsson earned the right to leave as he wished.

We wouldn't have got a massive fee anyway.

Guy scored almost a goal every game.


 

 

18 Jan 2019 19:23:36
BR said that a CB is unlikely because if we buy a CB of quality they would be expecting to play. Forgive me but has Boyata's agent not stated clearly that he will not be signing a new deal with Celtic? Get a CB in who wants to be here and let Boyata warm the bench until he gets his wish to leave.

Kevbhoy

1.) 18 Jan 2019 19:42:36
So pay two sets of wages for half a season?


2.) 18 Jan 2019 19:49:37
So basically, our club and management are allowing an average at best footballer, who is leaving, to hamper our teams future and CL planning? WTF is going on?


3.) 18 Jan 2019 19:55:30
'Xactly, Kev :D.


4.) 18 Jan 2019 20:08:08
Tell Boyata to find another club coz he won’t kick another ball here!


5.) 18 Jan 2019 20:10:25
Are you the real Pedro? It's not like we don't have the money to do it and if getting a new CB up and running in time to make a difference in the qualifiers next season then it would be money well spent. What's £500k compared to £30M+?


6.) 18 Jan 2019 23:33:30
If we come out this window with no new RB and CB then I’ll be amazed. I’ve read what rodgers has said but for me we’ve been screaming out for a new RB for a couple of seasons now and the CB situation is a shambles.

For Celtic to let boyatas contract situation to get to this stage is criminal, furthermore to not have identified a centre back of decent quality from somewhere out the whole world of football that we could get this window is unbelievable. Yes I know the best deals are done in the summer but to have no one earmarked for this window to replace boyata is a disgrace if it isn’t dealt with.


7.) 19 Jan 2019 00:25:33
Like everyone else I was far from happy with the whole Boyata affair in the summer but it is interesting that he was not sold and yet when Dembele did the same thing he was sold on the last day leaving us short of attacking options. To say that Boyata is average at best is I believe unfair to him. He has contributed as much as anyone else to us being top of the league going into the winter break.

Even in the inflated world of the EpL no ones going to offer 14m for a player if he's just an average spfl player. The days of one team players are long gone which is whyplayers such as kT, Calmac, Forrest etc are so much loved by the fans because they are like us and love the team.

Others are mercenaries and use Celtic as a stepping stone to a bigger team. Should we be surprised if Boyata is like that. He signed a contract and he is honouring that contract so I don't see the problem. We gave him the money he wanted and he gave us the years we wanted, can we not just shake hands and wish each other the best.

Apart from the fuss at the beginning of the season Boyata has give his best for us whilst there others whose only contribution since coming here is t take a wage I'd rather see them being cleared out before Boyata.
Rant over HH.


8.) 19 Jan 2019 07:01:30
I’ve absolutely no problem with boyata in terms of him doing his 4 years as stated in his contract and for me when he leaves he goes with my best wishes. My problem with this scenario is this. Firstly with a year left to run on his contract, for us to knock back £9 million, yes £9 million when we new he had no intention of signing a new deal is criminal from celtics point of view. I was absolutely astonished we were even offered £9 million for boyata in the first place. Yes he’s done a job for us and yes since he threw his dummy out the pram and refused to play in those European qualifiers ( which contributed big Time to us blowing a potential £30 million) he has actually played well with the exception of that shambolic Ibrox performance, however with 6 months left on the contract and no signs of him extending his stay he should be dropped for a player who’s committed to the cause or in my opinion we should be replacing him with a better player. We’ve had ample time, the whole of last summers window right through to this window to identify a CB who is achievable in getting this window. I know there’s still time but we’ve signed 3 players, 1 permanent And two 6 month loans. Our defence has been screaming for attention for far too long now and for it not to be addressed is shocking. I get by reports we’re going to be signing two American full backs but again I believe they’re projects, we need first team replacements right now aswell as bringing in up and coming players.


9.) 19 Jan 2019 09:21:03
I was angry with Boyata the way he treated us all by refusing to play, but then he got his head down and probably played the best I’ve seen him play, I would keep him until the end of season and still get a new centre back in now, that would give the new centre back time to settle and Boyata to fall back on as he knows the club, league expectations etc. My only worry though with Boyata is how hard will he try, if he gets a serious injury now it could ruin him getting a contract somewhere else.


10.) 19 Jan 2019 09:32:40
Thing about football is there is no such thing as standing still. If you’re not going forward, by definition you’re going backwards. Seems to me we don’t want to improve as a football, just content to hope we will. Even as a “ for profit “ organisation, to not prepare and plan for you’re access to the highest potential financial gain available is utterly baffling.


11.) 19 Jan 2019 10:56:55
100% agree chad about, I probably what some would call on here “a panty wetter “ but could u blame me? Like you, this situation should’ve been addressed long ago with a view on a CB &RB coming in this month. This situation hasn’t just landed on celtics lap. Yes there’s 12 days to go in this window but other than the two american boys we’re continually linked with, would anyone be 100% shocked if that’s it, or if anyone other than those 2 are midfielders rather than the area we really need addressed?


12.) 19 Jan 2019 11:15:48
Kev our wage bill is through the roof. 30m won’t last forever at 50 plus million a year on wages. No matter how much we invest the CL is being made harder and harder for teams like us to get in. We have a massive squad full of players on good wages who aren’t making the grade. Until some of those are shifted then it makes no sense to bring in more!


13.) 19 Jan 2019 11:18:07
The other thing is, if we consider BR as a top level manager and won’t let him improve the team, god help us in the future.


14.) 19 Jan 2019 14:55:54
Sorry Pedro but you're talking mince.


15.) 19 Jan 2019 20:02:01
Sorry Kevbhoy, Pedro’s not talking mince, you are. Sevco raised £22M when they were in the lower divisions in a share issue and could’ve operated on a couple of million a year at that point. Because of their mismanagement, they’re now about the same amount in debt and could risk liquidation again if they continue. We are developing well and running at a profit and will continue to do so despite the nonsensical ramblings of some who don’t understand basic economics.


 

 

12 Jan 2019 17:20:37
The papers have pretty much moved on from Timothy Castagne to Omar Elabdellaoui. I have no idea how much substance there is to either rumour, if any, but I find it odd that both their clubs have apparently doubled their "asking price" once they heard Celtic were interested. Have to say I do like the look of Elabdellaoui, he looks similar in style to Izaguirre when he first came.

Kevbhoy

1.) 12 Jan 2019 18:04:02
Think a rb is a necessity this window lustig and gambo won't do and young Ralston the durys out although if we don't get one he'd be my pick.


2.) 12 Jan 2019 19:35:43
Personally I reckon CB positions are more important now than the RB, as you say we have Ralston and he should get a run in the team.

I would like to see at least 1 CB brought in now, would like the Bosnian from Groningen brought in now as he out of contract in summer so could be relatively cheap.


3.) 12 Jan 2019 20:30:29
Right back for me if boyata does go then if wee need Lustig he can slip into centre half?


 

 

05 Jan 2019 19:41:16
I think we've developed a very defeatist attitude when it comes to Europe recently. Most people fancy Valencia to have the edge over us but I noticed they got beat again today, are in the bottom half of the table and are only 6 points ahead of Villarreal having played one game more - and we all would have quite fancied Villarreal in the draw. Is this not fast becoming a tie that we as a club should be expecting, rather than hoping, to win?

Kevbhoy

1.) 05 Jan 2019 20:10:02
This season's results in Europe have been inconsistent and our away form apart from Rosenborg lacked confidence and belief, so I can understand the apprehension. It all depends on how we restart after the break and if we play the way we can it will set us up nicely to have a go at them in the first leg at CP and hopefully beyond?


2.) 05 Jan 2019 20:27:05
I don't know if expecting to win is the right idea but it's a tie that we should be saying we CAN win instead of just hoping to win.
Just like our group was one that everyone was close to same level and it could go any way, in my opinion this tie is the same.
Winnable but hard.


3.) 05 Jan 2019 20:35:58
Valencia are a shadow of the team they used to be. I really fancy our chances against them.


4.) 05 Jan 2019 22:20:29
If we can get a result without conceding at Paradise then yes is definitely in with a chance.


5.) 05 Jan 2019 22:24:38
That's probably a better way of putting it Kev83. Maybe we shouldn't "expect" to win as no team has the right to just turn up and win but we should be confident that they're there for the taking and that we're more than capable of doing the business.


 

 

05 Jan 2019 11:17:41
When Oliver Burke's name first started doing the rounds I wasnt overly fussed. He's become a bit lost over the past couple of years but SS needs some proper competition and if Burke can rekindle the form that got him his Leipzig move then we'll be looking much stronger on that left side. Hopefully BR can help bring that out in him.

Kevbhoy

 

 

 

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21 Jan 2019 16:31:11
Quinn and Kev, from the paper talk it would appear that someone, somewhere thought, or was told, Castagne was worth about €6M. Then all of a sudden Lazio, Fiorentina etc. are "interested" and then the price is €10M. If any of this is actually true but none of these other teams bid then that price may well drop again. I did read something saying the player himself was pretty uninspired by the idea of playing in Scotland - again though, God knows who these "sources" actually are.

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21 Jan 2019 16:24:03
Not many Wolves fans have a lot of good to say about this guy.

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21 Jan 2019 10:20:48
The £6M Belgian was struggling to get into his own side not so long ago Quinn. This obsession with transfer fees is baffling. We've already shown that if the value is there, the club are willing to spend good money. Tbh from any clips etc I've seen I think Elabdellaoui looks much better than Castagne but that's only YouTube I suppose.

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18 Jan 2019 16:25:31
Bob The Cat the Villa fans love McGinn and he's been one of their best performers all season.

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17 Jan 2019 18:32:29
I'd like to see Allan go in this window rather than kick his heels for another 6 months tbh. He's not been given any game time with Celtic and that won't change between now and the end of the season.

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21 Jan 2019 22:49:56
So they want somebody to pay £4M for a guy who's out of contract in the summer but also loan him back until then? Aye fair enough Ed that is bonkers! I hadn't heard that price.

Kevbhoy

{Ed007's Note - That's the price they're telling teams down south, Kev and £4 million down there is peanuts.}


 

 

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21 Jan 2019 21:59:39
That's what we did with Lewis Morgan Ed.

Kevbhoy

{Ed007's Note - Lewis Morgan wasn't priced at £4 million.}


 

 

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21 Jan 2019 20:54:38
2 of our 3 RBs are out of contract in the summer so that's not a huge outlay either since we can drop a good £40k of wages in a few months.

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21 Jan 2019 19:57:54
We've brought in 2 wingers when we already had 6 or 7.

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20 Jan 2019 22:02:08
I read that today Ed but I'm sure the last time his name popped up there was a figure of about £6m being bandied about.

Kevbhoy

{Ed007's Note - You'd easily get that kind of money for Powell.}