Celtic look to have negotiated a deal that will see Chris Jullien leave the club for at least this season. He’ll head to Schalke on loan, and the German club could potentially make the deal permanent next summer. [Fabrizio Romano]
Sky Sports journalist Anthony Joesph has stated that Celtic are ‘in the market’ for a replacement for Chris Jullien.
Celtic defender Christopher Jullien is in Germany for talks with Schalke.
A season-long loan deal, with an option to buy, is close to being agreed by all parties.
Celtic have been open to offers for the Frenchman and they’re in the market for another centre-back.
— Anthony Joseph (@AnthonyRJoseph) June 29, 2022
Celtic’s situation at the back is concerning, Ange will be making a central defender a priority.
Ange Postecoglou is in no rush
Luckily for Celtic, the first competitive game for the side is at the end of July. Finishing first in the league meant that there are no Champions League qualifiers and Celtic go straight into the Champions League group stage.