(Reuters) – Celtic captain Scott Brown will go away the membership after 14 years to affix Scottish Premiership rivals Aberdeen as a player-coach subsequent season, the Glasgow membership stated.
Brown, who has agreed a pre-contract with Aberdeen and can be a part of them on a two-year deal this summer time, performed over 600 video games for Celtic, profitable 10 Premiership titles and 12 home cups since his arrival in 2007.
“It’s a big resolution to go away this magnificent membership … however it is a new alternative for me and a brand new chapter,” stated the 35-year-old, who will be a part of new Aberdeen supervisor Stephen Glass’ backroom employees, in an announcement https://www.celticfc.com/information/2021/march/Celtic-captain-Scott-Brown-announces-plans-to-depart-at-end-of-season.
Celtic noticed their run of 9 consecutive Premiership titles ended by ‘Previous Agency’ rivals Rangers this season, with supervisor Neil Lennon stepping down final month.
(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Peter Rutherford)