Celtic are back to work in the transfer window following the Bhoys’ domestic treble in 2022/23. So, keep up to date on all confirmed signings and any players released here.

The Celtic Park natives enjoyed tremendous success during what also proved to be Ange Postecoglou’s final season in charge. He took Celtic to successive Premiership and League Cup titles. While the Australian would add the Scottish Cup to their haul of silverware, too.

Now, new boss Brendan Rodgers is moving to reshape the Celtic first-team squad in the summer transfer window. He will also hope to oversee a better campaign in the Champions League. So, keep up to date on all of Celtic’s confirmed signings and players released here.

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All of Celtic’s confirmed transfers in

Tomoki Iwata – Celtic have sealed a permanent transfer for the 26-year-old from Yokohama F Marinos. Postecoglou initially loaned the Japan international from his former team in the January market. But the temporary switch also included an obligation for Celtic to buy him.

Odin Thiago Holm – Celtic confirmed their first new signing this summer in the 20-year-old from Eliteserien club Valerenga on June 22. The midfielder joined Celtic on a five-year deal in a move The Scottish Daily Mail (22/05, p73) noted is worth £2.5m, plus a 15% sell-on fee.

Marco Tilio – Celtic confirmed the signing of the 21-year-old on a five-year contract on June 30. The winger joined the Bhoys from the A-League champions Melbourne City. The Sydney native is also a seven-cap Australia international after his Socceroos debut in January 2022.

Yang Hyun-Jun – The 21-year-old completed his £2m transfer to Celtic from Gangwon FC on July 24. He also agreed to a five-year contract in Glasgow after pushing to join Rodgers’ club. The move saw the reigning K-League Young Player of the Year go to the Premiership.

Kwon Hyeok-Kyu – Celtic finalised the £1m transfer from Busan I-Park of the 22-year-old on July 24. The U22 South Korea midfielder penned a five-year contract to secure his switch to Celtic Park. He had featured 20 times in South Korea’s second-tier during the 2023 term.

Maik Nawrocki – The 22-year-old sealed a £5m move to Celtic Park from Legia Warsaw on July 26. Celtic coaxed the Polish centre-back from the Ekstraklasa outfit after offering a five-year contract. He spent two years in Warsaw after leaving his academy side Werder Bremen.

Gustaf Lagerbielke – Celtic finalised the signing of the 23-year-old from Elfsborg in a £3m transfer on August 16. The centre-back’s switch to Glasgow marked his first-ever move away from his native Sweden. He spent two seasons at Elfsborg, offering three goals in 27 outings.

Luis Palma – The 23-year-old agreed to a £3.5m transfer to Celtic from Aris Thessaloniki on August 30. The Honduras winger also agreed to sign a five-year contract after 19 months in Greece. He scored 17 times and assisted 11 goals across 52 games whilst playing for Aris FC.

Nat Phillips – Celtic confirmed the signing of the centre-back on loan from Liverpool for the first half of the 2023/24 season on August 31. The 26-year-old has played 29 fixtures for the Reds but had no immediate future at Anfield. He played just five times over the 22/23 term.

All of Celtic’s confirmed transfers out

Jota – Saudi Arabian outfit Al-Ittihad confirmed the £25m signing of the 24-year-old from Celtic on July 3. The winger spent two seasons at Parkhead and delivered 28 goals plus 26 assists over 83 games. He joined the Hoops from Benfica for £6.5m after a season on loan.

Conor Hazard – Plymouth Argyle secured the £150k signing of the goalkeeper from Celtic on July 11. The 25-year-old joined the EFL Championship side with a three-year contract. He spent nine years at Celtic Park but only ever got seven senior outings around various loans.

Carl Starfelt – Celta Vigo confirmed the signing of the 28-year-old in a €5m (£4.5m) switch from Celtic on August 10. The deal saw the Bhoys recoup the £4.5m they paid Rubin Kazan in July 2021. Starfelt played 87 times for Celtic as one of Postecoglou’s must trusteed stars.

Every player Celtic have sent out on loan

Adam Montgomery – Fleetwood Town confirmed the loan signing of the 20-year-old from Celtic on July 3. The full-back will spend the 2023/24 season at the EFL League One team. He spent the 22/23 term on loan with St Johnstone and got four assists across 33 games.

Liam Shaw – Celtic and Wigan Athletic agreed a season-long loan transfer for the 22-year-old on July 22. The midfielder had spent the 22/23 season at Morecambe in League One. He registered two goals and three assists in 34 games but moved to their English third-tier rival.

Bosun Lawal – Fleetwood Town secured the arrival of the 20-year-old on loan from Celtic for the 2023/24 term on August 17. The centre-back also agreed to extend his contract with the Bhoys to 2026 following his debut in January before joining the English League One side.

Every player Celtic have released in 2023

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Vasilis Barkas – FC Utrecht announced the arrival of the 29-year-old in a free transfer from Celtic on July 28. The goalkeeper signed a one-year contract with the Dutch team he spent last season on loan to. Celtic had released their £4.5m signing from AEK Athens on June 5.

Aaron Mooy – Celtic confirmed on June 30 that the 32-year-old had retired from all football with immediate effect. The midfielder only spent one season at Parkhead, during which he enjoyed 42 appearances. He also recorded seven goals and 11 assists and lifted three titles.

Every loan deal that Celtic let expire

Celtic did not let any loan transfers expire at the end of the 2022/23 season given the club’s permanent signing of Tomoki Iwata. Only Moritz Jenz had also moved to Celtic Park on loan during the 2022/23 campaign. But the Bhoys terminated his temporary deal back in January.

Every academy player Celtic have signed

The Bhoys are yet to confirm the signings of any players for Celtic’s academy sides.

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