A prediction for the Celtic starting XI for the first game of next season, involving a mix of players based on who’s likely to still be at the club beyond the summer and a number of potential targets in the transfer market.
Eddie Howe is very likely to be named the next manager of Celtic, it’s simply a matter of time. Discussions are ongoing behind the scenes but reports coming out of Parkhead strongly suggest Howe will eventually be unveiled as the successor to Neil Lennon.
It’s been an incredibly trying time for supporters but the news will finally herald the dawn of a new era and allow fans to begin dreaming once again of success in the future. And that begins this summer with Howe’s first recruitment drive as Celtic boss. Though he’ll want to keep some sort of continuity, there are likely to be several new faces when next campaign gets underway...
9. FC - Josh King
With both Odsonne Edouard and Leigh Griffiths expected to leave, getting a new striker will be vital. King is another former Howe disciple who the club are said to be chasing. Photo: Naomi Baker
10. AM - David Turnbull
Howe could do worse than build his team around the creative force that is David Turnbull. Photo: Craig Williamson - SNS Group
11. ML - Mohamed Elyounoussi
Many Celtic fans would like to see Moi return on a permanent deal and it's easy to see why. The Southampton loanee had a very strong season despite the team's struggles. Photo: Ross Parker - SNS Group