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Report: Peter Lawwell reluctant for Celtic to alter transfer policy

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Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell is reportedly keen for the club to stick to their recent policy over transfers.

The Scottish Herald has reported that Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell is reluctant to change the club’s approach with regards to the transfer market.

The paper suggests that he prefers the Bhoys to chase lower profile targets, with the intention of manager Ronny Deila turning them into established stars.

It’s an understandable approach considering the power some of the club’s European rivals possess, when the club are forced to consider moves for players outside of Scotland.

Celtic, just like any other side this summer, need to make changes to their playing staff in order to give Deila more options when the competitive action returns for the Bhoys next month.

The advantage in going after lower profile players is that they are predominantly cheaper and that there is also less competition.

However, targeting that sort of player, is also a risk because players with better experience who are generally more expensive have an arguably better chance of settling into the Celtic philosophy quicker.

Celtic aren’t in a position where they can gamble in terms of their immediate and long term financial future and that means a cautious approach, with the occasional big money move for a player coming in at Parkhead.

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