AMIDO Balde is about to become Celtic manager Neil Lennon's first close-season signing by agreeing a four-year contract.
There are currently two players within Celtic's financial reach that they would ordinarily go for in an instant: Johnny Russell and Leigh Griffiths.
Tom Boyd believes Celtic should wait until after their Champions League qualifiers before conducting any significant transfer business.
Out-of-contract Celtic striker Anthony Stokes has rejected the offer of a new deal with the Clydesdale Bank Premier League champions.
CELTIC are bracing themselves for an expected summer bid for Victor Wanyama from Stoke City.