The great hope that was the winter transfer window has come and gone, and one could argue that Celtic are weaker now than they were at the beginning of the year. That is almost unbelievable and yet, the club have somehow managed to put themselves in this position. Only two additions were made.
Nicolas Kuhn joined from Rapid Vienna in a £3 million deal. The German winger has a lot to be prove though as he has played little senior level football so far despite being 24 years of age.
On the other hand, Adam Idah was brought in on loan from Norwich City. The Republic of Ireland international does not have the most convincing scoring record and what the Hoops needed in the winter window was a proven goalscorer.
It was taken for granted that the club would sign a left-back but that was not done. The entire situation is far from ideal and has left Celtic in a weak position going into the second half of the season.
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers said to be very angry
"I hope it is not true, but there are one or two rumours coming out of Parkhead, that Brendan is not happy about a couple of things.
"This only rumours by the way, but the pitch is not up to standard, I want more players, I need money for players and they are not given.
"So by all accounts he's very angry about it."
If Rodgers is indeed angry with the situation then he has every right to be. Most of the fans are, so why should not he be?
Now, it remains to be seen how Celtic deal with the second half of the season. The first was not great, even though they remained slightly ahead of the Rangers in the league.
There are rumours about Cameron Carter-Vickers and Reo Hatate being injured once again too. Two key players who just have not been able to stay fit this season.