Celtic have announced that James Forrest has signed a new a few-calendar year offer, just a single working day after the club reclaimed the Scottish Premiership title.
Celtic sealed leading location with a 1-1 draw at Dundee United on Wednesday. It is their 10th Scottish title in 11 seasons, and Forrest has been involved in all of them.
The 30-yr-previous has now received 20 trophies through his time at Celtic – the only club he has at any time represented. As perfectly as the 10 league titles, Forrest has also served the Hoops to 5 Scottish Cups and five League Cups.
Forrest is now Celtic’s fourth most embellished player of all time, with this season’s league title shifting him over Jimmy Johnstone, a Lisbon Lion who is viewed as one particular of the club’s best ever players.
Only Bobby Lennox (25), Billy McNeill (23) and Scott Brown (22) have received more trophies with Celtic than Forrest.
After the winger signed his new offer, supervisor Ange Postecoglou mentioned: “James is my type of participant and has that attacking intent that can open up defences to make goals, not only for himself but for other folks as effectively.
“He is been a fantastic servant to the football club thanks to his good good quality and characteristics, and these have made him a demonstrated contributor to the club’s success – you only have to look at his medal selection to see that.
“I know we will get more of this from him subsequent time and outside of, and I’m delighted that this deal has been finalised.”
Forrest has manufactured just eight starts in the Premiership this period, in component thanks to a knee personal injury suffered earlier in the marketing campaign.
The Scotland intercontinental designed his Celtic debut in May possibly 2010 – a 4- win around Motherwell in which he came off the bench and scored – and has gone on to make around 400 appearances for the club.