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Squad - Who Stays? Who Goes?

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by CountyDownFaithful, Jan 24, 2021.

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  1. dbhoy72

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    Gives me the fear people still wanting to rely on that useless Israeli * Bitton, horror of a player.

    Out

    Barkas
    Bain
    Bolingoli
    Taylor
    Bitton
    Soro
    Christie
    Johnston
    Ajeti
    Griffiths
    Edouard

    Sign

    Gk backup
    Lb
    2xCB
    Powerful Midfielder
    Lw, maybe even another winger
    Striker

    No loans please, unless its a backup Winger or striker (as in addition to a main striker buy)
     
  2. Just Kieran Gold Member Gold Member

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    In this window? Realistically?

    I'd imagine we'll sell Edouard, and that Boli, Barkas and Griff will all leave on loan deals.

    I think the squad needs a fair bit of work but there's no chance it'll happen before tomorrow at midnight. It looks like we're getting a striker and a winger, and I'd desperately like to see another midfielder in. Turnbull and Rogic will be good in games we're going to dominate, but neither offer much out of possession. It'll be hard to find someone with their technical ability who also presses and works, but that's what this system requires.
     
  3. apevrak

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    We won't win the league with our defence as it stands now. I expect we be up there competing to the end, but we're giving away far too easy goals. It need's sorting out pronto, starting with a quality CB. I doubt we'll be spending that kind money in this window though.
     
  4. Jo-Jo-Buffon

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    Think once McCarthy is fit it'll be him an McGregor with 1 of Turnbull or Rogic ahead of them
     
  5. Just Kieran Gold Member Gold Member

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    Hope McCarthy can get fit and stay fit, because Soro isn't suited to that deeper role at all in my opinion.
     
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  6. The Prof Administrator Administrator

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    Mental the wages we're paying to guys like,

    Barkas
    Boli
    Griffiths
    Ajeti

    We should really be trying to get rid of as much deadwood as posible, even if it's only loans.
     
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  7. barry1916

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    The turnover of players is just staggering really. Just takes time to trim the squad. In the last three seasons we've already let go:

    2019
    Boyata
    S Allan
    Lustig
    Commper
    De Vries
    Tierney
    Izzy
    Gamboa
    Mulumbu
    Sinclair
    Lewis Morgan

    2020
    Eboue Koussai
    Simonvic
    Hayes
    Gordon
    Frimpong
    El Hamed
    Klimala
    Miller

    2021
    Ntcham
    Shved
    Ajer
    Bayo
    Hendry
    Brown

    Issue is that guys like Ajeti, Boli, Barkas, Bitton are probably on wages that other clubs wouldn't pay. Bitton would probably happily go to an Israeli side, but are they gonna pay him 15k a week?
     
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  8. belfastcelt Gold Member Gold Member

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    Just over 24 hours left and looks like the greek and jota will sign and eddie will go.

    Id alao like a left back but it wont happen.

    But i do think a centre back is a most.

    Id offer st jonstone henderson on a perm and either robertson or connell on loan too for mccann.

    Id also like us to get another striker in, its clear Ange doesnt rate Ajeti

    So ideally get barkas and boli and griff off the books and bring in CB and mccann plus striker along with the 2 lined up.
     
  9. thailandceltic Fuck the Board

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    Barkas and Ajeti: both are in our top ten most expensive signings.. wow.. They won't be leaving unless we get decent fees I'd imagine..

    Bitton: Happy with life getting paid to train.. absolute waster..

    Griff: off to Dundee on loan by the sounds of it, won't play for Celtic again..

    Boli: who would pay money for him, another I'd say is happy doing nothing and getting paid

    Christie: no bids as of yet but if we get one he will be off.. no one bids he will run contract down.

    Johnson.. saw a stat the other day.. out of the last 100 or so games hes been unavailable for 76.. again who'd buy him? Great talent but career going nowhere with injury

    Bain: who in Scotland will pay his wages and I doubt anyone is paying money for him.. another that will run his contract down probably

    Soro, Taylor won't be going anywhere..