Date: 28th August 2016 at 7:36pm
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Stefan Johansen’s departure to Fulham on Friday continued the gutting of the squad that Brendan Rodgers inherited from Ronny Deila.

The midfielder joins a list that now covers Charlie Mulgrew, Anthony Stokes, Colin Kazim Richards, Stefan Scepovic, Darnell Fisher and Carlton Cole who have moved on with Scott Allan sent on loan to Rotherham.

There are still around half a dozen players that look surplus to requirements with possibly more to go as Rodgers brings in the players that he wants to work with.

The Irishman is displaying the managerial qualities that Davie Hay showed as a player to earn the nickname of the Quiet Assassin.

Efe Ambrose was praised and excused after scoring an own goal for Barcelona in a friendly and has barely been seen since.

Craig Gordon has been the subject of Rodgers praise but at 2pm on Saturday the former Hearts and Sunderland keeper was watching from the dug out as Dorus de Vries made his Celtic debut.

Over the next four days transfer speculation will hit a frenzy, CLICK HERE for the gallery of six players most likely to be on their way out of Celtic.