Celtic, Rabiu Ibrahim reach agreement

by George Akpayen

Nigeria midfielder, Rabiu Ibrahim and Scottish Premier League side, Celtic have agreed to a deal, SuperSport.com can confirm.

Tony Harris, the player's agent, disclosed on Wednesday that Ibrahim is set to undergo medicals on Thursday.

Harris believes the Celtic move presents Ibrahim, 20, the best option to develop his talent under manager Neil Lennon.

He also revealed that there were other European clubs keen to sign on the former Gateway FC playmaker.

"We have reached an agreement with Celtic. Rabiu will undergo medicals tomorrow (Thursday).

"Celtic is a club with great history and tradition. It's a great club for Rabiu to develop and his potential will be fulfilled under the close guidance and management of the Celtic coaching staff," Harris stated.

"Neil Lennon is a great manager who encourages young players and subsequently brings the best out them.

"We had other serious offers from Europe but I believe Celtic is the best club for Rabiu," he said.

Ibrahim and Dutch Eredivisie side, PSV Eindhoven had mutually agreed to part ways in December.

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  1. welcome to Glasgow Celtic, Rabiu - i hope that you enjoy your time here - God bless you and all the people of Nigeria