Tag: Leigh Griffiths

Brendan Rodgers confirms Celtic favourite will undergo surgery this summer

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed striker Leigh Griffiths will undergo surgery this summer to hopefully put his injury woes behind him and have a better season in 2018/19. The 27-year-old made only 10 starts in the Scottish Premiership this campaign, scoring and creating 11 goals, and started only nine other matches in the Champions […]

Bad news as Brendan Rodgers admits striker could leave Celtic

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers admits striker Moussa Dembele could leave the club this summer but says he will look to Odsonne Edouard and Leigh Griffiths to shoulder the scoring burden next season. Dembele joined the Hoops from Fulham in 2016 and has gone on to make 85 appearances in all competitions, scoring and creating 64 […]

Good news as Celtic close in on the signing of Liverpool’s Golden Boot winner

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According to the Scottish Herald, Celtic are in advanced talks to sign Liverpool wonderkid Rhian Brewster on a season-long loan this summer. The Scottish champions are close to completing a deal for the striker who was part of England u17 side team that bagged the World cup last year. Brewster was also awarded the Golden […]

Leigh Griffiths names which Celtic player is ‘one of the top young talents in Europe’

After Celtic beat Rangers 4-0 in the Scottish semi-final on Sunday, Scottish forward Leigh Griffiths paid tribute to Moussa Dembele for his contribution at Hampden Park. The 21-year-old scored one of the four goals against the Hoops’ fierce rivals and was a constant threat for 79 minutes. Dembele joined Celtic from English Championships Fulham in […]

John Hartson says goalkeeper and striker must start in semi-final cup clash against Rangers

Former Celtic striker John Hartson believes goalkeeper Scott Bain and striker Leigh Griffiths should start for the Hoops against Rangers in this week’s Scottish Cup semi-final meeting. Brendan Rodgers’ side are the defending champions, having beaten Aberdeen in last season’s final, but have to beat fierce rivals Rangers to stand a chance of defending their […]

Two key reasons why this season’s Celtic are better than the ‘Invincibles’ – Strachan

Former Celtic manager Gordon Strachan believes Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic side are better than last season’s ‘Invincibles’ for two key reasons, citing the improvement of their rivals and having to contend with injuries to key players, reports BBC Sport. Celtic won an historic treble in Rodgers’ first season at Parkhead – Scottish Premiership, Scottish FA Cup […]

‘There’s been an agreement’ – Brendan Rodgers names which player Celtic are close to signing

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers revealed Paris Saint-Germain striker Odsonne Edouard could be joining on a permanent deal this summer, with the Scottish Premiership champions having first refusal on the 20-year-old. According to the Daily Record, Celtic have reached an agreement with Paris Saint-Germain to sign Edouard for good at the end of the season but […]