CV Updated – Celtic sign Cameron Carter Vickers on permanent contract

Celtic have  confirmed the signing of defender Cameron Carter-Vickers from Tottenham with this CV update, the gag being of course references the player’s initial. CV has been on loan at Celtic for the previous season and has indicated that he wishes to leave Tottenham after numerous loans, none of which were as memorable as his year in Glasgow where he helped steady the ship and played a huge part in Celtic winning both the League Cup in December and the Scottish Premiership in May.

Celtic fans have been waiting for weeks now for the signing to be announced and it duly has with this email popping in from the club as this is being typed…

A really good CV as defender pens permanent deal…

Cameron Carter-Vickers of Celtic (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Celtic Football Club is delighted to announce that it has today completed the permanent signing of USA internationalist Cameron Carter-Vickers from Tottenham Hotspur on a four-year contract.

Central defender, Cameron played a crucial role in delivering the Scottish Premiership title and League Cup to Celtic during a phenomenal season for him and the club.

The 24-year-old joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2016. He is currently on international duty with the United States national team and is delighted to commit his future to the Scottish Premiership Champions and Double winners.

Cameron Carter-Vickers IMAGO / Shutterstock Photo by Luke Nickerson/

Cameron Carter-Vickers said: “I am so pleased to complete my move to Celtic and I really could not be happier. I have loved every minute of my time at Celtic so far and I really wanted to be part of the club’s future.

“We have a fantastic group of players at the club, we have a really good spirit and atmosphere among us and we all worked so hard together to deliver the league and League Cup success last season.”

“I wanted to make sure I was part of this group going forward and working under a great manager, and now we all want to achieve more. We have so much to look forward to, we will aim to be strong again domestically and of course we look ahead with real excitement to the Champions League.

“I have received such a great welcome from everyone at the club from day one and also from our supporters. When you are fortunate enough to be inside Celtic you can see it really is one of the world’s great football clubs.  I am delighted to be given this opportunity at a club of this stature and I will be doing all I can to play my part in bringing more and more success to our fans.”

Celtic manager, Ange Postecoglou added: “I am absolutely delighted that the club has completed the signing of Cameron on a permanent basis. This is a major acquisition for Celtic, really positive news for us and everyone at the club has worked so hard to make this happen.  

“Cameron has given everything of himself to the club so far, demonstrating his real value to the team and to the way we play. He was vital to our success during the season, such a hard working player of real quality and he was an absolute model of consistency.”   

“When we identify a player, we always hope that they can settle into things as quickly and as easily as possible, but like so many other players during the season, Cameron slotted in to life at Celtic brilliantly from very early on.

“He is a great guy, hugely popular and we are delighted that he sees his future with us.”

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The Celtic Star founder and editor, who has edited numerous Celtic books over the past decade or so including several from Lisbon Lions, Willie Wallace, Tommy Gemmell and Jim Craig. Earliest Celtic memories include a win over East Fife at Celtic Park and the 4-1 League Cup loss to Partick Thistle as a 6 year old. Best game? Easy 4-2, 1979 when Ten Men Won the League. Email

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