Stuart Armstrong signs new Celtic deal

Stuart Armstrong signs new Celtic deal
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Celtic announce that midfielder Stuart Armstrong - who had allegedly been interesting clubs in the Premier League - has signed a new two-year contract.

Celtic have announced that midfielder Stuart Armstrong has signed a new two-year contract.

Over the summer, Armstrong has been linked with a move to the Premier League, with Swansea City said to have been keen on the Scottish international after selling Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton.

The 25-year-old had less than a year remaining on his existing deal, but the Glasgow giants have revealed that terms have been agreed on a contract which will run until 2019.

Armstrong told Celtic's official website: "I am delighted to sign this new contract with Celtic. I have had a tremendous time at the club so far and it has been a period in my footballing career which I have enjoyed immensely.

"It has been an honour to play for a club of such stature. I have enjoyed a great relationship with our supporters and we have achieved a high level of success, something it has been great to be part of.

"I'm pleased that this new contract has been agreed and I am now looking forward very much to working with the manager, our staff and my team-mates to bring the club and our fans even more success."

Since signing for Celtic in January 2015, Armstrong has netted 25 goals in 121 appearances in all competitions.

Stuart Armstrong of Celtic in action during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying play off first leg match, between Celtic FC and Malmo FF at Celtic Park on August 19, 2015 in Glasgow Scotland.
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