Most talk this week on transfer activity at Celtic has been about the possible departure of Moussa Dembele much to the disappointment of supporters.
However, the mood could be about to lighten a little at Celtic Park with the SPL champions having announced the signing of Youssouf Mulumbu on a two-year deal.
Speaking on his move to Celtic on the club’s official website, Mulumbu said: “I walked on to the pitch when I signed and it felt amazing. These are the reasons we play football.
“My immediate focus is to stay fit and ready and be 100 per cent ready. I’ve played at Celtic Park as the opposition and it’s a special place to play, so I’m looking forward to being part of the team and playing there.”
The arrival of £900k-rated (via Transfermarkt) Mulumbu will definitely add some more steel to Celtic’s midfield, and the 31-year-old has the kind of experience that will bring much to Brendan Rodgers’ squad.
Have a look at what Celtic supporters are saying on Mulumbu below…
— Chairman Benkovic (@BenTheTim) 31 August 2018
standout player against us and rangers last season, good signing on a freebie.
— Keny O'Shea (@pozzypozzbourne) August 31, 2018
Welcome to celtic coukd be a great bit of bussiness
— chivs (@CHIVS105) 31 August 2018
Very happy with this, could end up a great wee signing
— Sean Mclaughlin (@seanmac76) 31 August 2018
Great signing. Welcome Big Man!
— Gavin JR Kelly (@Gav_HQ) 31 August 2018
Boom! Great signing! Solid player! Broony ntcham McGregor rogic and mulumbu now to choose from in midfield! That’s a top notch group!
— charlie nield (@charlienield1) August 31, 2018
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— Andrew McGilveray (@AMcGilveray) 31 August 2018