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Celtic sign Israeli international winger Liel Abada

19-year-old joins the Scottish giants from Maccabi Petah Tikva, joining fellow countryman Nir Bitton at the club

Screenshot from Twitter of Liel receiving his Celtic shirt
Screenshot from Twitter of Liel receiving his Celtic shirt

Celtic have signed Israel international winger Liel Abada on a five-year contract.

The 19-year-old has joined from Maccabi Petah Tikva and will link up with his new team-mates on Friday.

Abada is a right-sided wide player who had a short spell up front for his club last season and netted 20 goals in 76 games in all for Tikva.

Abada made his international debut last month, and will play alongside fellow countryman Nir Bitton, who is a defensive midfielder or defender.

Abada is Celtic’s third summer signing, with former Sheffield Wednesday pair Liam Shaw and Osaze Urhoghide arriving previously.

 

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