Celtic complete deal for striker Holmbert Fridjonsson

Media conference - Celtic striker Holmbert Fridjonsson

Celtic have signed Iceland Under-21 international striker Holmbert Fridjonsson from Fram Reykjavik on a pre-contract agreement.

The 20-year-old has signed a four-year deal and will join the club on 1 January 2014.

"I'm really delighted to sign for such a big club like Celtic and it's just a dream come true," he told Celtic's website.

"It's unbelievable to be here, I can't wait to get started."

Fridjonsson expects the Scottish game to be more physical than what he is used to but is confidence he can make the adjustment.

"I will try to score goals and hopefully I can do that for the Celtic fans," he said.

"This is just the biggest step up and I'm delighted.

"The physical side will be more here so I just need to get in the team and hopefully I can adapt pretty well.

"I can play up alone, I can hold up the ball well and link players to the game. I've got good technique, I'm good in the air and I've got a good left foot.

"The facilities here are excellent. I'm used to Iceland and it's just a hobby there almost.

"Everything is much better here. With these facilities, you can just get much better if you train there every day.

"When Celtic came in, there was nothing to decide. I was buzzing when I heard of their interest and and I was just really excited."

Speaking last week, Celtic boss Neil Lennon said Fridjonsson was a player with "very good potential".

"He is a good player for his age, a good size, we had him in for a week's trial and were hugely impressed by him. He is one for the present," said the manager.

"Technically, he is very good, he is excellent in the air, he leads the line very well and, for the Scottish game, he likes the physical side of thing as well."

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