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Celtic star signs new deal

Celtic defender Kieran Tierney has signed a new contract with the club that will keep him at Celtic Park until 2023.

The Scottish full-back has been a regular in the Celtic side for a couple of seasons now, and at aged 20 he has plenty of time to develop into one of the finest defenders in Europe.

Celtic certainly think so, and have tied the youngster down with a 6-year-deal.

“I got a long-term deal last year when the manager came in and to have another so soon is brilliant. I still can’t believe it,” Tierney told Celtic TV.

“It’s brilliant to have him [manager Brendan Rodgers] believe in me, he has trusted me since day one.

“I was very young when he came in, I had only played one season in the first team so there was always a doubt that he might bring someone more experienced in, but he has trusted me and I have a lot to thank him for.”

Tierney has won two SPL titles with Celtic, and he scored the opener as the Hoops beat 2nd place Aberdeen 3-0.

He was also named in new manager Malky Mackay’s Scotland squad for the 9 November friendly against the Netherlands.