Celtic appoint Nick Hammond as Director of Football

Celtic have announced the appointment of Nick Hammond as the club's new Director of Football, initially during the summer period with a view to a permanent deal.

Hammond was instrumental in Reading being promoted twice to the English Premier League during his time at the club as Technical Director, and was more recently at West Brom as Director of Football before being sacked by the club's new owners in a major staff shake up last year.

A statement on the official Celtic website read: "Nick's knowledge, expertise and experience will be invaluable as he assists in the Club’s recruitment across the forthcoming period.

"The Club has known Nick for some time and we are delighted that he is joining Celtic."

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