Former Celtic striker Cillian Sheridan believes Patryk Klimala will “relish” the challenge of moving to Celtic, after the club confirmed his move from Jagiellonia Bialystok.
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Sheridan played alongside the 21-year-old during his time at Jagiellonia Bialystok and, according to BBC Sport, told BBC Radio Scotland’s Sportsound that Klimala is a player who can offer a lot to Celtic.
I’m sure he’s going to relish it. He’ll run off the shoulder, he’s fast, he’s strong, kind of deceiving for his size as well. He doesn’t really give defenders much time.
He can press, can do the dirty work so it’s something different that isn’t there at the minute. From his work ethic and his training, he’ll fit in well with how you have to be at Celtic and then it’s just up to him if he can handle the demands.
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Klimala certainly sounds like just the type of player who could thrive at Celtic in our opinion, given the Hoops’ high energy and free-flowing style of football.
We feel Celtic needed to sign a striker with out and out pace, something the club lacked and Sheridan suggests his former teammate has in abundance, and that can give the Hoops something slightly different up top.
Klimala’s speed will allow him to get in behind defences and punish a high line, whilst also making him a tricky player to deal with in and around the area, and we’re excited to see the 21-year-old in action.