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January Transfer Window 2020

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by Blochairnbhoy, Dec 24, 2019.

Discuss January Transfer Window 2020 in the Celtic Chat area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Blochairnbhoy

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    Here we go again silly season for a month.

    where do we need to strengthen in your opinion for me

    centre back
    Centre forward
    Right mid
    Defensive mid

    going out door imo

    sinclair
    Gordon
    Shved
    Bayo

    with the latter 2 possibly loan deals.

    would keep Bauer around the now with Elhamed injury issues.

    morgan should be going for me but Lennon wants to keep him around.
     
  2. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    Usual situation.


    Couple of players out a couple in.
     
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  3. JC Anton Here we go... Gold Member

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    ST
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    DM

    Wouldn't mind a quality RW on loan, until our young RWs get up to speed. We are over playing Forrest..
     
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  4. MickeyyyMack CELTIC GLASGOW OK

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    Benkovic apparently available is it possible
     
  5. Dan Breen

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    Punt Gordon, Ralston, Joso, Hendry, Miller, Bauer, Eboue, Rogic, Benyu, Sinclair, Arzani, Hayes, Morgan.
    Loan out Bayo till end of season, then make a call on Griff.
     
  6. Marty McFly Johnny Mac’s Roadie Gold Member

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    Agree with you apart from Jozo, Bauer, Eboue, Rogic, Arzani, Hayes, Morgan, Bayo and Griff
     
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  7. JC Anton Here we go... Gold Member

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    Bauer is a season loan, Rogic can still play a part, talk of another deal for Arzani and Hayes..

    Would loan Morgan..
     
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  8. JC Anton Here we go... Gold Member

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  9. DamianWayneCSC

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    IN:

    1. Need a CB massively, maybe even 2. We needed two in the summer and only got Julien, Simunovic is a mystery again and Bitton has signed a new deal and is now seen as a CB, so he makes it possibly only needing the 1.
    2. A strong DM - or someone to replace Brown, either or will do, and depends on how Lenny wants to setup.
    3. A striker - Plan ahead for Edouard leaving - though I think we will keep him another year and wouldn't be surprised to see a new deal offered to increase the value of him. A 2nd striker may also be needed depending on the finer details of Griffiths. Bayo, just nah.
    4. A goalkeeper - a tough one, we would all rather keep Forster, and we do have him at least till end of season so no first team GK is likely to come in, without assurances that he is the future number 1 at least.
    Forster*
    Elhamed, Ajer, Julien, Boli
    Brown, McGregor
    Forrest, Christie, Ely
    Edouard



    Bain
    Frimpong, Bitton, Simunovic*, Taylor
    Ntcham, Central Mid*
    Dembele, Rogic, Johnston
    Griffiths*
    * Being what we need to look at improving in. Not all will be sorted for this window, but even planning ahead, we need those positions fixed very early in to the summer in my opinion. Plus whoever may leave from those two lineups - Ely being the obvious.

    I've added Dembele in there at RW looking to the future and the fact that the other 234564545 wingers we have seem to be complete * or just completely lost - seriously where are they ?


    OUT:

    1. Gordon, Bain(whole GK position needs sorted for the long term, a key number 1, a solid backup and a young prospect, Bain may fit the solid backup mould)
    2. Hendry, Bauer (loan makes some sense now, that we obviously had eyes to Frimpong breaking in to the team, he's done his part now so we really shouldn't be looking to keep)
    3. Sinclair, Morgan, Arzani, Hayes (would actually keep for squad overall), Shved, Eboue - pretty much all of these guys are a waste of resources now. Would love nothing more for Sinclair to come back in to the team and prove he is worthy of starting, for Arzani and Shved to light up the league etc, but lets face it - wasted money at this stage now.
    4. Bayo - useless and had time to prove it, but doesn't seem like he is going to cut it at all.
    5. Ralston, Henderson, Perez, Gutman all out on loan, and aside from Henderson, there is no place in the first team squad for these guys. Gutman looked good preseason, and depending if Boli actually stays a solid player or not, we may not need him either.


     
  10. Officer Doofy Hey Terry, smell my finger!

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    CB and striker are needed. Anything else is a bonus really.

    Would love to see us make an effort to sign Forster and/or Elyounoussi permanently.
     
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  11. RabS Here we go, 10 in a row! Gold Member

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    CB - Todibo or Benkovic

    DM - Wanyama

    RW - Sisto

    ST - Dabbur, Pedro or Sporar

    Easy.
     
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    Think we are in a good position here not to panic and we can, in theory take our time and be selective.

    Wouldn't say its a massive priority right now, but if Thumb and Lenny aren't gonna work then a striker would be grand.

    Another CB is probably the biggest thing for me.

    Maybe a LW of real qaulity and someone who can take on Forrest so the * can * rest for a change.

    * it, spend it all on getting Forster here full time £20million upfront. Do it.
     
  13. Belgian_lad

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    For me one thing is a must: new striker! Griff i love, bur i feel his time is done. Bayo with his injury record you cant trust. So a reliable backup to French Eddy!

    I would be happy with that already.

    A new CB would be handy too. And as in every window Victor should come home now! But i only will believe it when i see it.
     
  14. oh bhoy

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    In an ideal world benkovic,wanyama, 2 strikers, forster on a permanent and I'm not convinced with the lb position, so one of them too
     
  15. Random Review

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    I don't think we need another CB unless someone wants to buy Jozo. CJ, Ajer, El Hammed, Jozo, Bitton... we're fine. That's not to say that if the opportunity came to, say, sell Jozo and buy Benkovic we shouldn't take it; but CB is not a priority for me.

    Needed: a decent striker as back up to Eddy. It's terrifying how dependent we are on him staying fit at the moment.

    Wanted: the next Eddy, the next Broony. We don't know if we'll still have Eddy for the CL qualifiers (you have to imagine maybe not) and we don't know if Broony will still have it next season. Prefer not to leave that till the last minute for once.
     
  16. Officer Doofy Hey Terry, smell my finger!

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    Jozo is pretty much a write-off. The guy is constantly injured. Elhamed has missed more matches than he's played as well. For the last 2 months we've been an injury to Jullien away from Ajer and Bitton at the back in some massive matches.

    We really could be doing with another out and out centre half.
     
  17. The Prof Administrator Administrator

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    What we defo don't want is squad players/fillers, we need players in who will help improve the team and provide competition for places, cheap options to make up the numbers won't cut the mustard.
     
  18. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    Sisto would an excellent signing. Loan with a view to buying as he is or was completely frozen out at Celta and we were linked with the Turkish winger there so we'll no doubt know about his availability..

    Centre half is a must as well as a striker..

    A combative, energetic/quick midfielder in the Wanyama of his prime mould..

    That's 4 and Lenny did mention 4 ideally I'm sure..
     
  19. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    This 100%..

    Last year in January we didn't even loan in player's that were all that but you just saw a difference after January with new faces and real pace added to what we already had..

    Just imagine a few in of real quality to go in to the first team and the lift it would give to some of the boy's who've been overplayed out of necessity..
     
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  20. DamianWayneCSC

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    Elhamed, we are told can fill in at CB, I feel that's more the same as Lustig could do it as well. He isn't a CB and he hasn't(to my knowledge) started as a CB for us. He clearly is a RB first and foremost and should not be considered in a pool of 4-5 CB's that we need of reasonable quality.
    Which really leave sus Julien, Ajer, Jozo, Bitton - the later two being the weaker options.