As confirmed by the club, West Ham United will take on Scottish giants Celtic in a pre-season friendly on Saturday 24 July in Glasgow – with many Irons supporters raving over the ‘great news’ as they potentially get handed the opportunity to attend a prestigious encounter.
Indeed, with the club officially announcing it on social media, Hammers fans could watch their side in action as they take on 51-time SPFL champions Celtic at Parkhead.
Depending on COVID-19 protocol, supporters may be allowed to attend the match-up north of the border as West Ham gear up for what is set to be a very interesting 2021/2022 season.
David Moyes’ men qualified for the Europa League with a thrilling 3-0 home win over Southampton at the weekend and the Irons boss will now be able to watch as his current side face off against the club where he started his professional playing career.
Flocking to social media, it’s safe to say many fans were thrilled with this announcement as one even called it ‘great news’ – and it’s little wonder given the prestige of their opponent and the potential for a memorable summer away day, depending on developments.
Find all of their best verdicts from Twitter down below.
West Ham fans rave as club confirm Celtic friendly
“Absolutely brilliant taking the Boss home for a friendly! Great history between the two clubs we have shared some outstanding players in the past. This will be a terrific day”
“Cor this will have to be done”
“Oh my god…
Celtic away on my birthday – the dream weekend has finally happened
I AM SO EXCITED”
“The only thing standing in the way of this is Sturgeon, come on. I’m on my knees”
“Phwoarrrr I cannot wait for this. I’m in Blackpool the day before this as well should be a few good days!”
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