Celtic’s Final Transfer Day: A Summer of Signings Culminates in a Crucial Final Hours
The final hours of the transfer window are upon us, and Celtic have already been one of the busiest clubs in Scotland this summer. The Hoops have made a series of signings aimed at bolstering every area of the pitch, and with the Glasgow derby just around the corner, the timing couldn't be better.
In defence, Celtic have brought in Maik Nawrocki, Gustaf Lagerbielke, and most recently, Nat Phillips on loan from Liverpool. These additions are particularly crucial given the current injury crisis affecting key players like Cameron Carter-Vickers, Maik Nawrocki, and Steven Welsh, who are all expected to be out until October.
The midfield has also seen significant reinforcements with the arrivals of Hyeok-kyu Kwon and Odin Thiago Holm. These signings add depth to a midfield that will be without Reo Hatate until after the international break. The strong rumour of Paulo Bernardo joining on loan from Benfica only adds to the excitement.
Up front, Celtic have been equally active. Luis Palma, Marko Tilio, and Hyun-jun Yang have all been brought in to provide more attacking options. With only one fit striker currently available, these signings could prove pivotal in the coming months. The departure of Albian Ajeti also frees up space and funds for potentially another striker, adding to the speculation that Celtic are not done in the transfer market just yet.
Financially, the club is in a strong position, especially with the additional Champions League revenue following Rangers' exit from the competition.
As the clock ticks down, today could be one of the most critical days in recent memory for Celtic. The club has already made significant moves this summer, but the final pieces of the puzzle are yet to fall into place. With key positions still in need of reinforcement and the financial muscle to make it happen, all eyes will be on Celtic Park as the transfer window comes to a close.
Let’s hope that the announcement of a limited edition top, to celebrate 120 years of the hoops, will not be the last news from Celtic today.