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Horatiu Moldovan

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by Belgian_lad, Jul 10, 2024.

Discuss Horatiu Moldovan in the Transfer Rumours area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Belgian_lad

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  4. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    HORATIU MOLDOVAN is back on Celtic’s radar with the goalkeeper looking to kick-start his career after becoming frozen out at Atletico Madrid.

    The 26-year-old was strongly linked with Celtic in January as a Rapid Bucharest player but opted to move to the Spanish capital instead amid interest from clubs including Basel, Ludogorets, Real Betis and Sevilla.

    But the Romanian’s hopes of taking Jan Oblak’s place in goal have been dashed with the Slovenian present for every game since he arrived

    Moldovan has made his displeasure at his situation clear - stating unequivocally that he wants out of the Spanish capital as soon as possible.
    Celtic, who are urgently seeking a replacement for Joe Hart following his retirement, could offer him an escape route with unconfirmed reports in Spain claiming a bid had already been lodged


    Moldovan does appear to have burned his bridges with Diego Simeone with his comments on a podcast before the Euros making his position clear.

    ‘I want to leave Atletico Madrid in the summer or winter,’ he stated.

    ‘I don’t know if I’ll leave now. It depends on what opportunities arise. But I definitely want to leave and play.

    ‘If a good team from a big league presents itself to me, then I want to go

    We will see what offers appear. You can’t reject (the chance to play for Atletico). But I want to play.’

    Moldovan was part of the Romania squad which reached the last 16 in Germany but was an unused substitute behind the veteran Florin Nita.


    Brendan Rodgers has also been linked with Newcastle’s Martin Dubravka and Peter Vindahl Jensen of Sparta Prague in recent days.
     
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    Atletico have a good track record with keepers … Don’t know if I’m in the minority but I would rather him than Jensen at this point.
     
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    Hard to tell how significant this part is. Our league is an embarrassment to the footballing world so we're banking on players looking past that and towards the winning trophies/playing in CL side of things.

    Hopefully GK situation is sorted soon regardless.
     
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    Easily, although I don't particularly like smallish keepers..

    Our teams small enough and it feels like that's the only way teams (domestically anyway) get joy from us..
     
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    If Kasper Schmeichel isn’t totally falling apart I would probably take him tbh … kicking the can down the road for sure but he’ll at least have a bit of presence around him
     
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    Seen some sites have him listed at 6"2/3 so unsure if he's actually 6". Certainly looks agile enough and gets across his goal well.
     
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    Hopefully the only reason he wasn't their no1 at the euros was lack of game time.

    Their keeper who stepped in actually looked decent.
     
  11. Officer Doofy Come to me, human man Gold Member

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    This guy started all their qualifying matches I'm sure. Was purely down to lack of game time.
     
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    That's a * of a name...