Midfielder reveals on Instagram he has signed after Celtic agree terms
By Alex Stevens
Stefan Johansen has revealed he had a “great time” at Celtic after agreeing a move to Fulham.
The midfielder has signed a three-year deal with the Championship after joining from the Scottish giants for an undisclosed fee.
Johansen revealed on his personal Instagram account on Saturday that he was “proud to have played for Celtic” for two years but was “so happy” to have joined Fulham.
I want to thank my teammates,staff and the supporters for the great time i had in Celtic and i wanna wish them all the best in the future.Proud to have played for Celtic. Now I’m looking forward too a new challenge at Fulham. So happy to have signed here and hopefully we can do big things at Fulham. ??⚽️
A photo posted by stefanjohansen25 (@stefanjohansen25) on Aug 27, 2016 at 2:24am PDT
Johansen was placed on the transfer list at the start of July, despite making 40 appearances for the Hoops last term, after snubbing a new contract offer at Celtic Park.
Fulham have now won the race for the 29-times Norway international after agreeing what is reported to have been a £2million deal.
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Johansen, who had one year remaining on his Celtic Park deal, scored an impressive 19 goals in 114 matches for the Hoops following his arrival in January 2014.
Brendan Rodgers has conducted a mini exodus at Celtic Park, which has seen Charlie Mulgrew, Stefan Scepovic and Anthony Stokes all leave the Scottish champions.
The former Liverpool boss has brought in five new players, with teenagers Kristoffer Ajer and Moussa Dembele joining experienced duo Kolo Toure and Dorus de Vries and ex-Premier League man Scott Sinclair.
In other Celtic transfer news, they are braced for a bid for their defender from a Championship club.