Fraser Forster success inspires Joe Hart as Celtic welcome his moveAugust 8, 2021
Fraser Forster serve as source of inspiration to new Celtic signing Joe Hart as he revealed he looks to what the former Parkhead can do for a goalkeeper’s fortunes.
The former Manchester City shot-stopper joined on a three-year deal after leaving Tottenham Hotspur for more game time.
He’s joined up with his new Parkhead team-mates over in the Czech Republic as an 11th-hour addition to the camp to face Jablonec in the Europa League on Thursday.
It casts doubt over Vasilis Barkas and Scott Bain’s places in the team with Ange Postecoglou forced to bring in the ex-England No.1 after a string of errors from both of his existing options.
And when asked by Celtic TV what he made of the initial interest from the Glasgow side, Hart said: “I was pumped!
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“I’m very good friends with Fraser (Forster). I know how well he’s done here, I know how well he’s thought of here and deservedly so.
“If you’re not from Scotland, as a guy from outside of Scotland, Celtic is known all around the world for those passionate reasons.
“A great fanbase, a great stadium, history, European nights. These are all things I’m looking to be a part of.”
Described by Postecoglou as a “first class” signing, Hart is grateful for the welcome he’s received. He aspect to get better playing time at Glasgow.
“I’m humbled to be here and I’m looking forward to working with the new manager,” he added.
“All the players, I’ve literally just met them 15, 20 minutes ago.
“So it’s a whirlwind, but I want to get to work, wear this badge with pride, and hopefully do some good things.”