Opinion: Reported January target could secure the title for Celtic if he joins

Opinion: Reported January target could secure the title for Celtic if he joins – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama has been linked with a move to Celtic for a while now. Wanyama is unwanted at Spurs and he is no longer a key first-team player for Mauricio Pochettino. The defensive midfielder was expected to depart in the summer but his move fell through. It will be interesting to see if Celtic bring him back to the club this season. A January move would be ideal for all parties. Wanyama needs to play regularly and Spurs would like to get…

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Report: Premier League man who turned Rangers down in 2017 agrees to join them

Report: Premier League man who turned Rangers down in 2017 agrees to join them – originally posted on Sportslens.com
According to The Scottish Sun, Rangers are set to appoint Southampton chief Ross Wilson as their new Director of Football. The 35-year-old Saints man turned the Light Blues down two years ago, but has finally agreed to join them, with an official appointment expected to be confirmed on Monday. Rangers started talks with Wilson two weeks ago after Mark Allen left Ibrox, and finally securing his services comes as a huge boost. Gers boss Steven Gerrard was behind the appointment after managing to convince…

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Opinion: 23y/o 61-goal ace craving EPL move is perfect Lukaku replacement for Everton

Opinion: 23y/o 61-goal ace craving EPL move is perfect Lukaku replacement for Everton – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Everton brought in Moise Kean from Juventus in the summer as manager Marco Silva attempted to boost his striking options. The Italian youngster hasn’t hit the ground running as he would have wished, and the Toffees could do with a prolific goalscorer right now. Kean, 19, is yet to score in eight league appearances and one League Cup game for Everton, registering just one assist. After winning just twice, losing five league games and scoring just six goals, there is no denying that Marco…

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“I want to stay” – Rangers star makes transfer admission

"I want to stay" – Rangers star makes transfer admission – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Rangers are currently top of the Scottish Premiership after winning seven and losing one of their opening eight games of the campaign. The Light Blues currently hold a two-point lead over Celtic, and they have the striking duo of Alfredo Morelos and Jermain Defoe to thank for their impressive start. Both have bagged 14 league goals between them thus far, and should they keep up their prolific forms until the end of the season, Rangers have a huge chance of finally pipping the Hoops to the Premiership…

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‘It’s ongoing’: 27-year-old confirms Rangers have contacted his agent over deal

'It's ongoing': 27-year-old confirms Rangers have contacted his agent over deal – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Glasgow Rangers midfielder Ryan Jack has been in fine form this season, and the Ibrox club are looking to tie him down with a lucrative deal. The 27-year-old midfielder has become a key player for Steven Gerrard’s side, having started 16 of the 20 games already this season. He has been very influential for the Gers and has played a big role in taking the side to the top of the Scottish Premiership table ahead of Celtic after eight games. Jack has confirmed to the Athletic that…

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‘Working feverishly away behind the scenes’ – Lennon on Celtic’s January transfer plans

'Working feverishly away behind the scenes' – Lennon on Celtic's January transfer plans – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Celtic manager Neil Lennon has confirmed that the club are working towards improving the squad in January. Quoted by Daily Record, Lennon claimed that a lot of work is being done behind the scenes. He said: “It’s a work in progress at the minute, Nick has been working feverishly away behind the scenes. He’ll report back to Peter and the board on that.” It will be interesting to see who comes into the club in January now. Celtic could certainly use a central midfielder…

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Popular pundit highlights the most important aspect of Rangers’ win last night

Popular pundit highlights the most important aspect of Rangers' win last night – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Rangers managed to secure a 1-0 win over Livingston in the Betfred Cup last night. Glen Kamara scored the only goal of the game for Steven Gerrard’s side. Popular pundit Chris Sutton has now reacted to Rangers’ display on social media. He tweeted that the Scottish outfit managed to win ugly and that is what matters at this stage of the competition. At this stage, securing qualification to the next round is the most important thing and Rangers have managed to do that. Sutton tweeted:…

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Report: £5m forward hasn’t given up hopes of playing for Celtic…Rangers wanted him

Report: £5m forward hasn't given up hopes of playing for Celtic…Rangers wanted him – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Chivas winger Isaac Brizuela hopes to play for Celtic one day after a Parkhead move fell through when Ronny Deila was still Hoops manager back in 2015. The Mexico international was with Toluca at the time, eventually moving to Chivas Guadalajara that summer for £5 million after the Scottish Premiership giants failed to meet his former side’s asking price. Brizuela is still hoping to play for Celtic, telling Medio Tiempo that he hasn’t given up his dreams of turning out for them. While much…

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Here is how some Nigerians reacted to Joe Aribo’s international debut

Here is how some Nigerians reacted to Joe Aribo's international debut – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo played international football for the first time ever on Tuesday night, making his bow for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a friendly against Ukraine. The 23-year-old London-born Gers man was handed a start by manager Gernot Rohr with Leicester City’s Wilfried Ndidi missing due to injury, and Aribo definitely proved his quality. The Rangers midfielder scored four minutes into the game that eventually finished 2-2 and he took charge of proceedings in the middle of the park. The West African giants…

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Celtic ace opens up on his clash with Morelos, reveals what he said to Rangers ace

Celtic ace opens up on his clash with Morelos, reveals what he said to Rangers ace – originally posted on Sportslens.com
  Celtic defender Christopher Jullien has revealed to Daily Record that Alfredo Morelos tried to unsettle him during the Old Firm derby. Lennon’s summer signing produced an imperious display at the back for Celtic last week and says that Rangers ace Morelos tried to get under his skin during the game. The Colombian attempted to drag the Celtic ace into a battle by stamping his foot. However, Jullien kept his calm and concentrated on the game. He even told Morelos that…

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Lennon thinks brilliant kick-off tactic that surprised him against Rangers was Brown’s idea

Lennon thinks brilliant kick-off tactic that surprised him against Rangers was Brown's idea – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Celtic secured a 2-0 win over bitter rivals Rangers at Ibrox on Sunday, proving they are still the biggest team in Scotland by a mile, and Light Blues boss Steven Gerrard has a lot of tactical planning to do all campaign if his side are to have a chance of stopping the Hoops from making it nine league titles in a row this term. Bhoys manager Neil Lennon proved to be a tactical genius, and he made sure Celtic didn’t make the mistake they…

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