Celtic Sign Manchester United Youngster

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Celtic have confirmed that young Manchester United defender Tyler Blackett is set to join Celtic on a season long loan deal, with a view to a permanent deal. 

The news will be welcomed by Bhoys fans as they look set to lose Virgil Van Dijk to Southampton in the last few days of the transfer window, and the signing will be a boost to the Celtic squad near the end of the window. 

Blackett has made several appearances for United, as well as having loan spells at Birmingham and Blackpool. He made his breakthrough last season and also featured for England U21's. 

Blackett was unvieled today and speaking to the fans, he said, "I'm very delighted to be here and I'm just excited to get started.

I can see that the fans have been great and I'm sure they will be great all season long so thank you to them."