Efe Ambrose has completed a move to Derby County, according to Score Nigeria.
The former Celtic defender left Hibernian last month after spending two years at the club and although Derby County are yet to confirm the deal, Ambrose has told Score Nigeria that he’s signed a contract that expires in the summer.
Ambrose was with Celtic for five years, winning four Scottish Premiership titles, along with the Scottish Cup and the Scottish League Cup.
The centre-back made a total of 169 appearances for Celtic, scoring six goals and laying on 10 assists.
During his spell with Hibernian – whom he initially joined on loan before the move was made permanent – Ambrose played 86 times.
His move to Derby will mark his first foray into English football, having joined Celtic from Israeli club FC Ashdod.
And Celtic fans have been quick to react to the news of their former star finding a new club. Here’s a look at what they’ve been seeing saying Twitter…
Watch Derby free fall down that league now after signing efe ambrose ??
— Andy Bhoy McNamaRA (@andymcnamara88) February 12, 2019
Efe Ambrose is bigger than Derby County. https://t.co/WvoN2dBdBj
— Tom Rogic CSC🍀 (@TomRogicCSC) February 13, 2019
It’s only half 10, but I can confidently say that Efe Ambrose to Derby County is the weirdest thing I’ll see all day.
— Marc McArdle (@marcmcardle1) February 13, 2019
Good Luck to big Efe Ambrose at @dcfcofficial the boy always gave 100 % #dcfc great free signing. 👏🏻
— Tommy Hamilton (@Tommy__Hamilton) February 13, 2019
My nan could play in that league
— Johnoorie (@Jmg64John) February 13, 2019
He’ll be poty in that league. Efe Ambrose ballon d or 👍
— davidcampbell (@Davidc2508) February 13, 2019
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