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Celtic went with ‘cheap’ Laxalt option and Neil Lennon will be annoyed with transfer business, says Nicholas

Charlie Nicholas has launched an astonishing blast on Celtic’s transfer business – claiming Neil Lennon will be furious at the club opting for the ‘cheap option’ in Diego Laxalt.

Laxalt, 27, joined on loan from AC Milan on deadline day to add to the Hoops’ signings of Vasilis Barkas, David Turnbull, Albian Ajeti, Shane Duffy and Moi Elyounoussi. But Nicholas still reckons Lennon will feel he could have gotten more out of the window.

Celtic also managed to keep hold of their prized assets in Odsonne Edouard, Kris Ajer and Olivier Ntcham, and can perhaps only point to Alfie Doughty as the one player they missed out on during a £13million spending spree. Yet, still Nicholas was not content. “Celtic new signing Diego Laxalt was highly thought of a few years ago but since then he has drifted,” he told Daily Express.

The Uruguayan has been on the books of

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Charlie Nicholas takes aim at ‘cheap’ Celtic and makes shock Neil Lennon claim

Former Celtic star Charlie Nicholas claims Neil Lennon will be “annoyed” and “putting on a brave face” in the wake of the transfer window closing.

The Premiership champions landed AC Milan wing-back Diego Laxalt on a season-long loan but the 58-year-old reckons the deal won’t satisfy the Hoops boss.

Celtic had already signed Vasilis Barkas, Albian Ajeti, David Turnbull and secured loans for Shane Duffy and Moi Elyounoussi with the Hoops splashing out around £15m on new signings.

But unimpressed Nicholas reckons his former side have had an underwhelming window and believes Rangers are in the driving seat as both teams battle for Premiership supremacy.

He told the Express: “I said Celtic would go cheap in their pursuit of a left-back. I knew they wouldn’t spend money on a defender that Neil Lennon has been ever so patient for.

“I don’t think Lennon has been given much of a helping

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Charlie Nicholas slaughters ‘cheap’ Celtic as he makes shock Neil Lennon transfer claim

Former Celtic star Charlie Nicholas claims Neil Lennon will be “annoyed” and “putting on a brave face” in the wake of the transfer window closing.

The Premiership champions landed AC Milan wing-back Diego Laxalt on a season-long loan but the 58-year-old reckons the deal won’t satisfy the Hoops boss.

Celtic had already signing Vasilis Barkas, Albian Ajeti, David Turnbull and secured loans for Shane Duffy and Moi Elyounoussi.

But unimpressed Nicholas reckons his former side have had an underwhelming window and believes Rangers are in the driving seat as both teams battle for Premiership supremacy.

He told the Express: “I said Celtic would go cheap in their pursuit of a left-back. I knew they wouldn’t spend money on a defender that Neil Lennon has been ever so patient for.

“I don’t think Lennon has been given much of a helping hand, if I am being honest.

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