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Five things you should know about Celtic target Fabio Sturgeon

Portuguese media have linked Celtic with a move for Belenenses attacker Fabio Sturgeon.

Here is the low-down on the 22-year-old who has been compared to Jorge Cadete and earned a cap for Portugal under-21s.

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Fabio Sturgeon is an attacking midfielder and has been linked with Celtic. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Celtic want Sturgeon | Tierney to Man Utd? | Rangers eye Paredes | £100m ‘won’t close Old Firm gap’

Celtic linked with Portuguese starlet; Mourinho keen on Tierney; Rangers linked with Watford right back and David Weir warns £100m ‘may not bridge gap’ between Rangers and Celtic

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Rangers assistant manager David Weir is honoured with a Brick Panel. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

David Weir: £100m not enough for Rangers to match Celtic

David Weir has warned the Rangers supporters that even £100 million of investment may not be enough to bridge the gulf between Celtic and the Ibrox club.

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Stiliyan Petrov is hoping for a stronger Rangers to give Celtic a sterner challenge.

Stiliyan Petrov predicts back-to-back trebles for Celtic

As he prepares to make his debut in the William Hill Scottish Cup against Albion Rovers on Sunday, few would bet against Brendan Rodgers completing a clean sweep of domestic honours in his inaugural season at Parkhead.

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Brendan Rodgers has told his Celtic players that improvement is a must. Pic: TSPL

Rumour Mill: Celtic ‘must get better’ | Gers’ lesson | Hibs eye Man Utd starlet

Brendan Rodgers wants improvement from his Celtic squad, Rangers are told to learn from lesson in Leipzig and Hibs are set to make move for Man Utd youngster ...

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Kris Commons applauds the Hibs' fans. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Kris Commons says he’s keen to stay and help Hibs win title

Kris Commons has given Hibernian another boost after shooting them into a six-point lead at the top of the Championship by admitting he’d love to stay with the club and help them win the title.

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Hibernian's Kris Commons. Picture: SNS Group

Rumour Mill: Commons keen for Hibs stay | Rangers fans left ticketless | Celtic bid to keep Roberts

Kris Commons is keen to stay on at Easter Road; Rangers fans have been left tickless in Germany after a luggage bungle; Celtic are in talks to keep Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts; plus more news and gossip in Sunday’s Rumour Mill

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Emilio Izaguirre is a wanted man. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Leeds want Celtic ace | Rossi quits Hearts | Warburton won’t splash cash

Leeds and Sheffield Wednesday keen on Izaguirre; Igor Rossi quits Hearts for Saudi Arabia and Warburton warns he won’t overspend to catch Celtic

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Efe Ambrose could be the first player to leave Celtic permanently in this transfer window. Picture: SNS.

Brendan Rodgers set for root and branch review of Celtic squad

The current transfer window offers the potential for so much pruning that Brendan Rodgers has deemed necessary, it is to be hoped that the Celtic manager has a pair of secateurs in his luggage as he and his players touch down in Scotland this morning following their Dubai winter break.

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Dedryck Boyata, left, and Efe Ambrose could both exit Celtic this window. Pictures: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Celtic duo to leave | Old Firm damage row | Crooks joins Scunthorpe

Two Celtic players set for January exits, row escalates over damage to Celtic stadium and Matt Crooks joins Scunthorpe on loan
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Damage done inside Celtic Park after the game. Picture: Twitter

Celtic withhold Old Firm ticket money to pay for toilet damage

A row has erupted between Celtic and Rangers after it emerged Parkhead bosses withheld ticket money from the Hogmanay Old Firm match from Rangers.

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Neil Lennon is wary of the contrast between a packed Easter Road on Friday and the exposed and sparsely-attended stabium at Dumberton. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Neil Lennon: Dumbarton is trickiest venue in Championship

Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon watched his team blow Dundee United away last Friday night after unleashing an attacking maelstrom which their Ladbrokes Championship title rivals failed to 
handle.

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Rangers' new signing Jon Toral is introduced to the media at Ibrox. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Mark Warburton held key to Jon Toral’s Rangers loan move

angers on-loan recruit Jon Toral is looking to Mark Warburton to get his career back on track after agreeing a temporary deal that will see the Arsenal midfielder make Ibrox his football home for the rest of this season.

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Rangers' new signings Jon Toral and Emerson Hyndman. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Jon Toral: Rangers can offer me return to Arsenal

When Jon Toral and Hector Bellerin left Barcelona for Arsenal in May 2011, the Nou Camp club fumed at having had two major young talents effectively pinched from them. It seemed then that the two 16-year-old boys from Catalonia would grow up and spread their wings at the elite level of English football shoulder to shoulder.

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Ex-Celtic striker Charlie Nicholas, pictured promoting the inaugural Legends of Football event in Glasgow, wants a stronger Rangers to 'bring the edge back'. Picture: SNS

Charlie Nicholas: Celtic need a rival to make titles count

Any Celtic supporter ought to be in clover right now. The club is the untouchable force in Scottish football and, with Brendan Rodgers ratcheting up both performance and pay levels, exhibiting a potential to become more competitive in Europe . None more so, you might think, than Charlie Nicholas. Especially as the former striker was well and truly at the sharp end during his second spell at his beloved club because it coincided with Rangers then appearing as the Glasgow football titan that appeared permanently out of reach.

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Kouassi Eboue, pictured in Glasgow last week, has now completed his move to Celtic.

Celtic complete £2.8m Kouassi Eboue signing

Celtic have signed Kouassi Eboue after sealing a £2.8million deal for the Ivorian teenager.

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Celtics Eoghan OConnell has joined Walsall on loan. Picture: SNS

Celtic defender Eoghan O’Connell joins Walsall on loan

Celtic defender Eoghan O’Connell has joined Walsall on loan until the end of the season.

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Aberdeen's Niall McGinn is wanted by Hearts. Picture: John Devlin

Rumour Mill: McGinn won’t go to Hearts | Coach role for Toure | Rangers winger in demand

Aberdeen boss says he would be surprised if Niall McGinn moves to Hearts, Brendan Rodgers wants Kolo Toure to join the Celtic coaching staff and Rangers’ Michael O’Halloran looks to be on his way out of Ibrox.

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Old Firm legends Bertie Auld, left, and Willie Henderson open the new Utilita call centre in Glasgow and announce the 200 jobs it has created. Former Rangers winger Henderson says Ibrox manager Mark Warburton can't be blamed for failing to catch up with rucher, better-prepared Celtic.

Willie Henderson: Don’t blame Mark Warburton for points gap

Mark Warburton is making the best of a bad hand as Rangers manager, according to Ibrox luminary Willie Henderson.

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Unstoppable? Celtic skipper Scott Brown leads the celebrations after the 2-1 victory over Rangers on Hogmanay. Celtic must remain unbeaten for three more games to break the record set by the Lisbon Lions.

Bertie Auld: I’d love Celtic to beat Lions’ unbeaten record

Some footballing greats can be precious about memorable exploits from their playing career. Precious isn’t a word that would ever be associated with the ebullient Bertie Auld.

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