Scottish Daily Mail journalist Stephen McGowan has reported that there will be no big departures from Celtic on deadline day.

McGowan has a good reputation amongst Celtic supporters for being well-connected to high-level sources at the club and this is a good indication of what to expect as tonight’s deadline rapidly approaches.

That Celtic will be keeping Odsonne Edouard, Kristoffer Ajer and Olivier Ntcham, with just two years left on their contracts, is fantastic news.

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For me, it shows great ambition ahead of our Europa League and ten-in-a-row quests.


These are players that could be cashed in on for millions and millions of pounds.

Kristoffer Ajer's deal is up in 2022

Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer / (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

All three have been the subject of countless transfer reports during the current transfer window and manager Neil Lennon has previously admitted he thinks it could have affected them.

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Although there have been questions about their form in the early stages of the season, there is absolutely no doubting that the trio has tremendous ability.

Hopefully, they will all now settle down and play a big part in our trophy push.

The January window is just around the corner but Celtic traditionally don’t sanction big exits during the winter month.

Olivier Ntcham against St Johnstone

Olivier Ntcham against St Johnstone / (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

We can therefore assume that Neil Lennon will have his talented squad for the remainder of the 2020/21 season.

Bring it on!

In other news, Celtic have been quoted £9m to make Diego Laxalt’s imminent loan a permanent deal.

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