Jack Hendry set for Serie A switch as ex-Celtic defender hails 'amazing' move

Scotland defender Jack Hendry is closing in on a move to Serie A.

The Club Brugge centre-back has arrived in Italy to seal a loan switch to newly-promoted top flight side Cremonese.

The 27-year-old former Dundee and Celtic player is relishing the move, telling Italian reporter Gianluca Dimarzio: "I can't wait.

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"Obviously, I like going out my comfort zone and coming to Italy I think will be a great experience. It will be amazing."

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According to reports, the deal will go through in the coming days once a medical and final paperwork has been completed.

Hendry is contracted to Belgian side Brugge until 2025, but Cremonese will have the option to buy the 27-year-old at the end of the loan deal for a reported £4.3million.

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Once the deal goes through, Hendry will join fellow Scots Josh Doig, Lewis Ferguson and Liam Henderson in Serie A this term.

Doig joined Hellas Verona from Hibs this summer with Ferguson making the move to Bologna from Aberdeen.

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Former Celtic defender Jack Hendry is set to depart Club Brugge for a loan move to Serie A. (Photo by DAVID PINTENS/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

Henderson meanwhile is embarking on his second season at Empoli having been in Italy since 2018.

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