Alistair Johnston
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New Celtic defender Alistair Johnston has declared he will need a new phone after moving to Celtic.

The player joked during the World Cup that his phone nearly melted when the interest from Celtic became public, and now he 100% needs a new phone after the deal was confirmed on Saturday afternoon.

The Canadian is currently out in Italy, enjoying a break after playing at the World Cup with his country.

After his short break, the former Montreal man will head to meet his new teammates. It’s uncertain if Alistair will fly into Portugal to join up with the bhoys or wait until they’re back in Glasgow.

alistair johnstone before his move to celtic
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The Hoops fly out on Sunday afternoon to their warm-weather training camp as they ramp up final preparations for the second half of the season.

Ange Postecoglou plans to put his players through a mini pre-season to ensure they’re in top shape for the game against Aberdeen and the pictures that come thick and fast after that.

If you want to learn more about our newest signing, check out our chat with prominent Canadian journalist Peter Galindo: Watch here.

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