Medical done: Celtic player to sign three-year contract with new club - Sources
EXCLUSIVE By Wayne Veysey
Celtic youngster Liam Morrison is to sign a three-year contract with Bayern Munich as he completes a sensational move, Football Insider can reveal.
The Hoops youngster, 16, has agreed personal terms and completed a medical with the European giants in a transfer that will send shockwaves through Scottish football.
A Celtic source has told Football Insider that the transfer is now done bar the formalities in what the club regard as a major blow.
As Football Insider revealed earlier today, Morrison has agreed to join Bayern after they won a legal battle for his signature.
The teenage defender had a year remaining on his youth registration, but Bayern and the player’s representatives legally challenged it and Celtic have been forced to let him head to Germany.
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Celtic are in line for only a minimal compensation fee as the Bundesliga champions have taken advantage of cross-border regulations to make Morrison the latest in a line of British rising stars to move to the division.
His departure is a massive blow for Celtic as they have had high hopes for the teenager, who has been capped by Scotland at Under-17 level and is regarded as one of the outstanding players in the country under the age of 20.