New Celtic signing reveals he agreed to move without speaking to Neil Lennon

New Celtic signing Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo has revealed he's still to speak to manager Neil Lennon after completing his move to the Ladbrokes Premiership champions.

Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo playing against Manchester United while with former side Club Brugge.

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Bolingoli-Mbombo will learn about what's expected of him when he meets his new boss for the first time in the coming days.

Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo playing against Manchester United while with former side Club Brugge.

When asked if he'd been in contact with Lennon, the player told Celtic TV: "Not yet but I think that will happen in the next ten days, we’ll see each other and have a good conversation.

"Celtic have always had great players and, of course, they’ve had a number of great Belgians too.

“Dedryck Boyata is one of them, and I’m happy to follow in a similar path.

“He had a positive influence on this club and hopefully I can do the same.

“I’m fast, and I use my skills and my speed on the left side. I love to play football and I enjoy my football."