As to be expected, a number of Hoops supporters were quick to share their delight at the news via social media.
McCarthy was announced as a Celtic player alongside Joe Hart on Tuesday afternoon, with the latter making his Hoops debut on Thursday against Jablonec. The Irishman didn’t travel with Ange Postecoglou’s side for the 4-2 Europa League qualifier win but was unveiled at Celtic Park 24 hours after the match.
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Celtic fans react
Celtic posted the news regarding McCarthy on their official Twitter page on Friday. These Hoops fans were buzzing, with one describing a deal for the midfielder as ‘big’.
“My whole timeline is gonna hate me but I’ve honestly never been happier with Celtic”
“A brilliant signing, can’t wait to see him play for us“
“Excellent signing, bring it home James”
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