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Celtic sign Odsonne Edouard on permanent deal from PSG

Celtic’s Odsonne Edouard scored twice in the title-clinching win over Rangers
Celtic’s Odsonne Edouard scored twice in the title-clinching win over Rangers

Celtic have agreed a deal to sign French stiker Odsonne Edouard on a permanent deal from Paris St Germain.

The 20-year old, who was on loan at Parkhead for all of last season, returns to Glasgow on a four-year deal having impressed during the 2017-18 campaign.

Edouard scored 11 goals in 29 appearances for the Hoops on their way to an historic Double Treble, and became a quick hit with the Celtic fans.

The former French underage international will be remembered most for his stunning goal in Celtic's 3-2 Old Firm derby win over Rangers.

“From the moment I walked into Celtic, the club has felt like home to me. I have been made to feel so welcome by everyone at the club and our fans have given me such brilliant support," Edouard told Celtic's website.

“Celtic is one of the world’s great football clubs and I was desperate to make my move permanent. The scenes from May when we achieved such a historic Double Treble and made the city come alive are still very fresh in our memories.

“To see our fans so happy is the reason you play football and now we want to do everything we can to bring our great supporters even more success.” 

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers added: “We are delighted to make such an important signing. Odsonne is one of the best young players I have worked with and one of the best in Europe.

"Our fans saw exactly what he is capable of last season and we look forward to working with him again as we look to build on the tremendous success we achieved last year. I am sure he will be a big player again for us this season.”

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