England keeper returns to Celtic
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England keeper returns to Celtic

England and Southampton keeper Fraser Foster has returned to the Scottish Premier League with Celtic acquiring the services of the England keeper on loan until the end of the season.

In a statement on their website, Celtic noted: “CELTIC Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of goalkeeper Fraser Forster from Southampton on loan until the end of the season.

“Fraser was previously with Celtic in a period which saw the club enjoy phenomenal success. He made a total of 193 appearances, during which time when he won three Scottish Premier League titles and two Scottish Cups, also reaching the Champions League last 16 round in 2012. 

Fraser who will don jersey 67 after a personal request by the player said: "I’m absolutely delighted to be here; it feels like I’m coming home and I’m buzzing to be back at this great club.

Back Training

“Now, I just want to get back training and get back playing. Obviously, I know what the number 67 means to this great club. It’s an honour to wear the shirt and an even bigger honour to wear this number.

"I loved my time here before and I felt like it was the right number for me, I’m really proud to wear it, and I want to do my absolute best for this club.

Foster holds the Scottish league record for most minutes without conceding a goal – 1,256 minutes without conceding a goal.

Fraser has represented the England national team, making six appearances for his country, and he was selected for the England World Cup squad in Brazil in 2014 and the Euro 2016 squad.

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