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Agents talk to the media when they are not talking to Celtic

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One of the problems of doing your business discretely is that if and when agents or selling clubs publicise your interest in their player, media attention has a tendency to attribute too much focus on the most recent name revealed.  Teemu Pukki is a player Celtic have been trailing for some months but the fact that his agent yesterday revealed their interest is no indication that he enjoys any pre-eminence over others strikers being considered.  If anything, briefings from the agent are an indication of the opposite.

Reports yesterday that Pukki is backup in case a bid for Finnbogason fails are also wide of the mark; this is not the active path Celtic are working on.  There are (at least) two other strikers under consideration, neither of whom have directly or indirectly leaked the discussions.

Nothing sells media adverts like transfer ‘news’, which is fair enough, but news is easier to find than the actual story. This is a ‘no news’ article, the easiest of all. No panicking in the back…
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  1. BOBBY MURDOCH'S CURLED-UP WINKLEPICKERS on

    CHARLIEBHOY

     

     

    What are you using to post it?

     

     

    Normally,I use the “return” or equivalent button when I want to start a new line.

     

     

    You may be scrolling it down.

     

     

    Good to hear from the second in a line of four,IIRC.

     

     

    How are the younger ones?

  2. Truth_Beauty_and_Freedom on

    I thought the coverage on BTVision of the Liverpool game was great; none of the bias and ineptitude we are used to from the SMSM.

  3. Its safe to say we are going to buy a striker around the 3M mark….maybe a little more.

     

     

    Happy days

  4. Dontbrattbakkinanger on

    Who are the commentators on BlantyreTimvision?

     

     

    Ole Old Tim and wee Blantyre Monica?

  5. Sydney Tim, refer to Oscar on here again, even in response to this, and I will delete your account, including all previous posts.

  6. leftclicktic oscar in our thoughts on

    celticrollercoaster

     

    Afternoon bud it’s the CQN predictor (idiot division) here.

     

     

    My daughter just filled in my sheet and sent it to you also promised to send predictions monthly for me .

     

     

    So you wont have extra work from me :))

  7. jude2005 is Neil Lennon \o/ on

    Fred C Dobbs

     

     

     

    Left some FACTS for you on the previous page. I think p23.

  8. tommytwiststommyturns supporting Wee Oscar on

    BMCUW – left a response at end of last article, where I hope that particular thread will either be deleted or just left there!

     

     

    HH

     

    TTTT

  9. BMCUWP 12:50

     

     

    You really are a good person and i think you’re spot on, we all want the very best for Oscar and all other children in terrible situations, we just react in different ways.

     

     

    Heartfelt thoughts for Oscar, his family and friends and petition signed and about to be passed on

  10. Awe_Naw_No_Annoni_Oan_Anaw_Noo on

    I have not read back but has Mags been banned or did she flounce ?

     

     

    Can anyone point mě in the direction of the post ?

     

     

    Thank you

     

     

    HH

  11. Tauranga. Indeed. As I watch the game tomorrow night I will be thinking how secondary this is to them

     

    Football money these days is obscene to the real World

  12. Lennybhoy…Supporting Neil Lennon and CFC until I die

     

    13:04 on

     

    16 August, 2013

     

    Hamiltontim:

     

     

    Will look out for you tomorrow mate.

     

     

    Keep the Faith!

     

     

    Hail Hail!

     

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    Lennybhoy,

     

     

    Just keep watching the baw, it’s bound to find him – he’s sitting in row A:-)

     

     

    WallopCSC

  13. Anyone else perturbed by so many ‘Celtic Minded’ people pushing this wee Celtic Nation team into the spotlight and trying to gather interest from Celtic fans?

     

     

    Is this mob our stealth fighter into English football or are we all supposed to abandon Glasgow and go to Carlisle?

  14. Truth_Beauty_and_Freedom on

    I don’t give a monkeys whether I know the name of our new striker nor how much he cost us. The only true measure over time is whether he will consistently bang in the goals. Better to have a no-name who scores than a big-name who bores. A big-name might initially put some curiosity-and-excitement-value bums on seats, but will they stay seated if he doesn’t do what he was brought in to do? Personally I am hoping for a no-name sensation like Larsson or Lubo to do the celtic Business. Also hoping that young Mr Watt delivers more of his Barca-esque promise this season, and that big Amido follows Neil Lennon’s number 1 instruction; “Just score goals big man! Just score goals!” :-)

     

     

    Yours in Celtic,

     

     

    TB&F.

  15. leftclicktic oscar in our thoughts on

    How important is it to be right in a difference of opinion on a day like today.

     

     

    If you cant be grateful for what you have look around you and be grateful for what you have been spared from.

     

     

    This place is special it’s up to each and everyone of us to ensure it stays that way.

     

     

    The wee Mhans parents are in my thoughts at this moment.

     

     

    Till later all away to spend some time with my loved ones

  16. VP KO'd by fearless Oscar Knox on

    Leftclicktic

     

    re CQN predictor.

     

    You’re a clever ghuy… I put it down to laziness on your part :O)

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