Celtic fans protest with '˜Sack the Board' banners at Suduva match

Celtic fans have hit out at the club board and called for Peter Lawwell's head as they protested the Hoops' transfer business.
Celtic fans display a banner ahead of the Europa League clash with Suduva. Picture: PACeltic fans display a banner ahead of the Europa League clash with Suduva. Picture: PA
Celtic fans display a banner ahead of the Europa League clash with Suduva. Picture: PA

A section of the home support displayed two banners, one reading: “Celts for Change SOS. Back the team, sack the board. Lawwell out” while the other claimed: “Only Celtic plc can stop us doing 10 in a row.”

Fans are believed to be unhappy with the club’s failure to land John McGinn from Hibs, while Stuart Armstrong joined Southampton for £7 million.

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Dedryck Boyata has been heavily linked with a move away from Parkhead while Moussa Dembele, left out of the team to face Suduva, has been the subject of interest from Ligue 1 side Lyon.

Celtic fans unveil a banner aimed at the Celtic board. Picture: SNS GroupCeltic fans unveil a banner aimed at the Celtic board. Picture: SNS Group
Celtic fans unveil a banner aimed at the Celtic board. Picture: SNS Group

Some fans unfurled a banner at the Scottish Premiership match with Hamilton which read: “Dedryck Boyata - not fit to wear the jersey”.

The Belgian defender scored the only goal of the game as Celtic won 1-0.

Odsonne Edouard’s loan was made permanent as Celtic shelled out £9 million to Paris Saint-Germain for the striker’s services while Daniel Arzani has joined on loan from Manchester City.

Youssouf Mulumbu is expected to sign a two-year deal with the Hoops before the transfer deadline but parts of the Celtic faithful are disgruntled with the club’s activity in this window.

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