Patryk Klimala is relishing the problem of proving himself at “an enormous membership in Europe” after signing for Celtic on a four-and-a-half 12 months deal.
The Poland Beneath-21 striker joins for a reported £3.5m charge after seven objectives in 18 appearances this season for Ekstraklasa aspect Jagiellonia Bialystok.
Klimala, Celtic’s first signing of the January window, eases the load on primary striker Odsonne Edouard.
“It is a large second for me and I am very excited,” the 21-year-old stated.
“The closing 24 hours had been intense. I used to be looking forward to the verdict to be finalised so I may just after all come right here and meet everybody.
“I had the risk to look the stadium and I felt the ambience. It was once superb. I know the way huge a membership Celtic is, however I believe I am able for this now.
“I am having a look ahead to enjoying for a membership with one of these large historical past and I do know Celtic are an enormous membership in Europe. I need to give fanatics a large number of happiness and optimistically ranking a large number of objectives for Celtic.”
The signing of Klimala – who has 5 caps at Beneath-21 degree for his nation, scoring two times – was once introduced as the primary publish on Celtic’s new TikTok social media channel.
The ahead scored 11 objectives in 48 appearances in general for Jagiellonia, having made his debut in July 2018. He spent a season on mortgage at Wigry Suwalki within the 2017-18 season, netting 13 occasions in 28 video games, and was once prior to now a part of Legia Warsaw’s academy.
Additional arrivals are anticipated this month on the Scottish champions, with the membership reportedly agreeing a £2m charge with Israeli aspect Bnei Yehuda for midfielder Ismaila Soro.
Winger Scott Sinclair left the Premiership leaders closing week to sign up for Preston North Finish and midfielder Lewis Morgan is in talks with Inter Miami over a transfer to the brand new MLS franchise.