Celtic & Rangers latest: Bhoys want Max Power, McCoist insists promotion is the aim


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Celtic want Max Power

Celtic are interested in signing Tranmere Rovers midfielder Max Power in January, according to a report in the Daily Mail.

The 21-year-old has been in fine form for Tranmere in League Two this campaign and Celtic will be required to pay £400,000 if they are to sign him. 

Deila hints at sales

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has hinted that he may have to sell some of his current squad, if he is to bring anyone in during the January transfer window.

The size of the Bhoys current team means that Deila is loathed to bring in players without shifting some of his fringe players out. 

"We have to see what is available, but it is also about money," he said to the Scottish Evening Times. "We have a lot of players, and have loaned some out, too, for the rest of the season."

"We have to find the right balance between having a good enough and big enough squad to be in four competitions, but, we don't want to have too many here because then some players do not feel involved in the team."

Promotion the aim, says McCoist

Rangers boss Ally McCoist insists that promotion will be the aim for his side, regardless of who they lose in the January transfer window.

The Light Blues manager understandably wants to keep most his star players, but with interest rising in Lewis McLeod he knows that may not be possible.

"No matter what our squad is like, we will be trying to get up," he told the Daily Mail. "That won’t change. That’s 100 per cent our focus."

"Of course I’d be happier trying to do that with as strong a squad as possible."

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