Done deal: Celtic sign winger Lewis Morgan from St Mirren

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Celtic have completed the signing of St Mirren winger Lewis Morgan.

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The 21-year-old has put pen to paper on a four-and-a-half-year deal and will remain at St Mirren on loan for the rest of the season.

Morgan has fired the Buddies to the top of the Ladbrokes Championship table with nine league goals this campaign, including three in their last two matches.

The deal is believed to be worth around £300,000 for the player, who’s contract was due to expire in the summer.

He becomes Celtic’s second signing of the January transfer window after RB Leipzig stopper Marvin Compper.

Celtic unveil new signing Lewis Morgan. Picture: SNS

Celtic unveil new signing Lewis Morgan. Picture: SNS

Morgan said at a press conference: “I can’t wait to get started in the summer. Obviously I have a duty to St Mirren to go back and hopefully have a positive second half of the season with them. And then I can’t wait to get going.

“It’s probably been one of the worst kept secrets in Scottish football, but it has not really affected me. I have been at peace with my decision for the last couple of months. Once I found peace with that, my performances have been on the up.

“When a club like Celtic comes along, I don’t think you can turn it down. I think it speaks for itself. There was only ever going to be one choice. The manager here has been great for young players and the development of young players. I’m sure it will benefit me as well and I can’t wait to work with all his coaching staff.”

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