The summer transfer window finally slammed shut at midnight, with Celtic announcing Danish holding midfielder Oliver Abildgaard shortly before it closed.
The signing delighted Celtic supporters who have been crying our for a strong holding midfielder all summer.
It caps off a hugely impressive window for the hoops, with the permanent signings of Jota and CCV being secured early on, whilst also adding Bernabei, Mooy, Haksabanovic, Siegrist, Jenz and Maeda.
This is while shipping out several players currently surplus to requirements such as Ajeti, Johnston, Shaw, Barkas, Jullien and Scales and freeing up a lot of wages.
Celtic now have two players for every position, and two very good players at that, as was demonstrated against Ross County in the 4-1 league cup win when manager Ange Postecoglou made nine changes from the 9-0 victory over Dundee Utd at Tannadice.
There are some supporters who have been following Celtic for decades who say that they cannot remember us having a squad this good in terms of strength in depth.
We really do have a strong enough squad now to compete on all fronts domestically and in Europe, and even if we do pick up a few injuries at once, we now have that strength in depth where it isn’t going to hurt us as much as it did last season when we had to throw in so many youngsters who weren’t ready.
And looking over at our rivals, it is clear from social media and on their forums that many of them are in a complete state of panic and despair.
They are furiously attacking the board and Ross Wilson, with some of them unbelievably already surrendering the league title to Celtic, as reality finally dawns on them just how strong we are, while they are arguably weaker than last season.
Colak and Tillman appear to be good signings for them, ironically two of their cheaper incomings, while the rest of them look like utter garbage.
Kent has started the season terribly and continues to try and score three points by blasting shots over the bar over and over again, while Morelos has of course had a disastrous start too and still isn’t anywhere near fit.
Yes, there are still those amongst them that are completely delusional that think they are still much stronger than us, and they would think that even if they only had a youth team to choose from, that’s just what they’re like, but it is clear that most of them feel they needed to strengthen further and have woken up extremely disappointed and angry this morning.
I suspect it is going to b a long, hard season for them…
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Rangers will do well tomorrow and the rest of the season…the SFA and the refs will ensure that