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‘Watch him bang in the goals’: Some fans react after Celtic sign their 23-year-old

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‘Watch him bang in the goals’: Some fans react after Celtic sign their 23-year-old

Celtic have bolstered their attacking ranks by bringing Albian Ajeti to Parkhead on a four-year deal.

The 23-year-old striker has made the move to Glasgow from English club West Ham for a reported £5million.

Celtic and West Ham were initially reported to have agreed a loan deal with an option to make the move permanent following initial talks last month.

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The prospective switch then appeared to have been put on hold at the start of the month after the Switzerland international asked for more time to consider his options.

Things then progressed as Ajeti flew into Glasgow to complete a medical, with Celtic changing from an initial loan move with an option to buy to a permanent transfer.

Ajeti will be eager to put his underwhelming West Ham spell behind him, his stint in London ending with 12 competitive appearances and no goals.

 

He was much more prolific at Swiss giants Basel, where he registered 43 goals and 21 assists, helping the club to three league titles and a Swiss cup.

Some West Ham fans gave their thoughts on Ajeti’s departure, feeling he didn’t get much of a chance at the London Stadium:

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