Brendan Rodgers is looking at adding four new faces to his Celtic squad in the next few weeks, including a left back
The Celtic manager is looking to improve his squad in three key areas before the end of the transfer window. on top of bringing in a replacement for Carl Starfelt . According to the usually reliable Stephen McGowan at Scottish Daily Mail, Rodgers is looking at adding another goalkeeper, a left back and a left winger.
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Brendan is also wanting to add a new centre back with Swedish defender Gustav Lagerbielke rumoured to be close to signing as a replacement for Carl Starfelt who yesterday concluded his move away from Celtic to sign for La Liga side Celta Vigo. So you’ve got to assume that’s a total of four new faces arriving before the start of September, if all goes to plan.
That is positive news with for Celtic Supporters with Champions League football only six weeks away. New faces for that competition is a must if we want to compete with any degree of confidence that we can provide European football after Christmas as the basic objective.
A few faces will also likely depart so soon enough Brendan will have a settled squad as we get down to the serious business domestically and on the European stage. With the side competing in four competitions, not only has the squad depth got to be good, the quality has also got to be of the highest possible standard, within the club’s financial structure and business model.
It’s great that Brendan is looking at strengthening these key areas of the team. It’s no surprise as it’s areas we are lacking quality depth in. Although I’m surprised he’s looking at another left back and that is likely to call into question the future of Alexandro Bernabei. The Argentine is apparently in the bad books with Brendan this week, but how serious remains to be seen. The arrival of another left back would appear to spell bad news indeed for Bernabei.
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