Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has refused to confirm or deny interest in Paddy McNair amid speculation in Ireland that the centre-half is heading for Glasgow after the 21-year-old Northern Ireland international is set to be allowed to leave Manchester United on loan as new boss Jose Mourinho juggles his playing resources.(Sunday Post)
Brendan Rodgers believes he needs four new players before the closure of the transfer window, with 21-year-old Manchester United defender Paddy McNair high on the wanted list of the Celtic manager. (Sunday Herald)
Despite his side easing to a 3-1 win over Celtic in Saturday’s friendly in Dublin, Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique believes the Glasgow side will join them by reaching the group stage of the Champions League. (Sunday Mail, print edition)
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