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Celtic have had a very good first half of the season, but they are in danger of paying for their good form due to the interest in several players from clubs abroad.

However, the Celtic manager Neil Lennon has confirmed that the club will not be selling the top players and jeopardising the season. Celtic are currently top of the Scottish Premier league table with a significant advantage, while they are also in the last 16 stage of the Champions League as well. They will be facing the Italian club Juventus in this round.

Players like the midfielder Victor Wanyama and the striker Gary Hooper had been instrumental in the good form shown by Celtic this season. This has subsequently led to interest from clubs like Chelsea, Manchester United, Norwich City, and Tottenham in the aforementioned players.

Due to the fact that there is only a few days remaining in the transfer window, Celtic will not have the opportunity to replace players if they sell them now. Lennon has said that there is no chance that the club will be selling players now. Instead, they will be looking to build on the success they have achieved in the first half. Norwich City recently made a second offer for the striker Hooper.

“Nothing has happened on that one. Things will hot up in the next few days – it normally does. The last thing we want to do is succumb to a bid on the last hour or last day of the window, which gives us no chance to get any business done. We’ve made it clear we don’t want that to happen and I’m pretty sure it won’t, regardless of offers that come in. If players are hot property now, they’ll still be hot property in June," said Lennon just days ahead of the transfer deadline day.