Celtic are serious about signing Manchester Metropolis right-back Yan Couto. The Hoops hope to convey the 19-year-old Brazilian to Parkhead on mortgage for subsequent season, however face competitors for his providers from golf equipment in Portugal.
Couto, who received the U17 World Cup with Brazil in 2019, spent final season on mortgage at La Liga 2 membership Girona the place he made 4 appearances within the Copa del Rey and featured 22 instances within the Segunda Division.He joined Manchester Metropolis final summer season from Brazilian aspect Coritiba and stays underneath contract on the Etihad Stadium till 2025.
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In the meantime, Celtic have signed Japan winger Kyogo Furuhashi from Vissel Kobe.
He’s Ange Postecoglou’s fifth summer season signing following the arrivals of Liam Shaw and Osaze Urhoghide from Sheffield Wednesday, Liel Abada from Israeli membership Maccabi Petah Tikva, and Carl Starfelt from Rubin Kazan.
Kristoffer Ajer has departed Celtic Park to hitch Premier League newcomers Brentford in a £13.5m deal.
Postecoglou pissed off by switch delaysNew Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou admits he has been left pissed off by delays within the membership’s recruitment coverage as a consequence of coronavirus.The Australian joined the membership this summer season with the duty of wrestling the Scottish Premiership title again from the fingers of Outdated Agency rivals Rangers.However with simply over per week to go earlier than the brand new marketing campaign, progress within the switch market has hampered the brand new man’s plans to rebuild the squad.
Talking solely to Sky Sports activities Information, Celtic supervisor Ange Postecoglou says he expects extra new signings to hitch the membership within the subsequent few weeks
Talking solely to Sky Sports activities Information, Postecoglou mentioned: “It is most likely the one space we’re chipping away however not having the seen outcomes.”In fact we have signed Liel Abada who got here in and had a incredible debut in addition to Carl Starfelt and Kyogo Furuhashi however each of them aren’t right here proper now that are the challenges of the world we dwell in in the meanwhile.”That is the irritating bit – it will have been nice to have these two boys in already and the opposite ones we’re engaged on concluded a bit faster.”Scottish Premiership 2021/22: View from the stands
New managers, signings, recent hopes and excessive expectations – the followers’ view from all 12 golf equipment forward of the brand new Scottish Premiership season…Observe the summer season switch window with Sky SportsYou can comply with all the most recent switch information and rumours in our devoted Switch Centre weblog on Sky Sports activities’ digital platforms, in addition to retaining monitor of all of the developments on Sky Sports activities Information.