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Celtic swoop for Australia’s Mooy and German Jenz

London (AFP) – Scottish champions Celtic signed Australia midfielder Aaron Mooy on a free transfer and German defender Moritz Jenz on loan from Lorient on Tuesday.

Former Brighton midfielder Mooy agreed a one-year contract with the Hoops after leaving Chinese club Shanghai Port earlier this year.

The 31-year-old, who had a spell in Scotland’s top-flight with St Mirren more than a decade ago, previously played under Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou during his time in charge of the Australia national team.

Mooy has joined Celtic with a view to nailing down a place in the Socceroos squad for the World Cup in Qatar later this year.

Just minutes after announcing the signing of Mooy, Celtic revealed they had recruited Jenz on a season-long loan from Ligue 1 side Lorient.

“I’m delighted that we’ve been able to bring in both Aaron and Moritz to the club and I’m sure they’ll be great…


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