TOTTENHAM ace Cameron Carter-Vickers has joined Celtic on a permanent basis, ending his 13-year stay in North London.
Carter-Vickers spent last season on loan with the Scottish giants from Spurs and was a key player in the turnaround under manager Ange Postecoglou.
Cameron Carter-Vickers has completed his £6million move to CelticCredit: SNS
The 24-year-old was a revelation in defence and played 33 times, scoring four goals, as the Hoops reclaimed the Premiership title.
His form in Glasgow also won him a recall to the USA national team.
After agreeing on a fee with Tottenham, believed to be £6million with the potential to rise to £10million, the defender has put pen to paper on on a four-year deal at Celtic Park.
It ends a 13 year spell in North London for Carter-Vickers who joined Spurs as a kid.
But despite his long stay with the Premier League side, he failed to make a single league appearance for them.
He did play a handful of cup matches – five in total.
During his time there he went on loan to Sheffield United, Ipswich, Swansea, Stoke, Luton and Bournemouth.
Carter-Vickers told the Celtic website: “I am so pleased to complete my move to Celtic and I really could not be happier.
“I have loved every minute of my time at Celtic so far and I really wanted to be part of the club’s future.
“We have a fantastic group of players at the club, we have a really good spirit and atmosphere among us and we all worked so hard together to deliver the league and League Cup success last season.
“I wanted to make sure I was part of this group going forward and working under a great manager, and now we all want to achieve more.
“We have so much to look forward to, we will aim to be strong again domestically and of course we look ahead with real excitement to the Champions League.
“I have received such a great welcome from everyone at the club from day one and also from our supporters. When you are fortunate enough to be inside Celtic you can see it really is one of the world’s great football clubs.
“I am delighted to be given this opportunity at a club of this stature and I will be doing all I can to play my part in bringing more and more success to our fans.”
Postecoglou described Carter-Vickers as a “model of consistency” as he revealed his delight at getting the deal over the line.
He said: “I am absolutely delighted that the club has completed the signing of Cameron on a permanent basis.
“This is a major acquisition for Celtic, really positive news for us and everyone at the club has worked so hard to make this happen.
“Cameron has given everything of himself to the club so far, demonstrating his real value to the team and to the way we play.
“He was vital to our success during the season, such a hard working player of real quality and he was an absolute model of consistency.”
The Celtic boss added: “When we identify a player, we always hope that they can settle into things as quickly and as easily as possible, but like so many other players during the season, Cameron slotted in to life at Celtic brilliantly from very early on.
“He is a great guy, hugely popular and we are delighted that he sees his future with us.”
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