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Rami 'excited' by Celts

New Celtic signing Rami Gershon claims he has joined a club that ranks among the biggest in the world.

The Israel international has moved from Belgian outfit Standard Liege on a six-month loan and could yet secure a permanent switch.

He said: "Celtic are a very big club and even when I was young I always knew about the club, so when I got the opportunity to come I didn't need to think twice about it.

"Everything excites me about joining Celtic. I know a lot about the history of the club and how big it is. And it's always exciting to come to a new place -- the fact I have to change country, make new friends and meet new staff.

"I know this is one of the biggest clubs in the world, they have won a lot of championships in Scotland and are the biggest club in Scotland. They also have a lot of history in European competition.

"I am very happy and excited at this opportunity and I'm ready to start," he added.