Mexican defender Juarez joins Celtic on four-year deal

Last Updated: Jul 18, 2010, 09:46 AM IST

Glasgow: Mexican international defender Efrain Juarez has joined Celtic after agreeing a four-year deal, the Scottish Premier League club said on Saturday.

Celtic said on their website the 22-year-old had met up with his new team mates in Seattle during their pre-season tour of North America.

The Glasgow club added that a work permit had been approved for the player, who joins from Mexico`s Pumas UNAM after playing for his country at the World Cup in South Africa.

"He will undergo a medical in Seattle, while the club are in the process of finalising all documentation," Celtic added.

The club have already signed South Korean international defender Cha Du-ri along with Charlie Mulgrew, Joe Ledley and Daryl Murphy for the new campaign starting on Aug. 14.

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