Chelsea’s Musonda joins Celtic on 18-month loan

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Charly Musonda has joined Celtic on loan from Chelsea for 18 months. 

It will see the 21-year-old Belgian spend the whole of next season at Parkhead as well as the rest of the current campaign.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers, who was previously on the coaching staff at Chelsea, has attempted to sign Musonda in the past and has now managed to snap him up.

Musonda has made seven first-team appearances this season and scored on his full debut in the 5-1 Carabao Cup win over Championship side Nottingham Forest in September.

He has also scored two goals in two appearances for the club’s Under-21 side during their run to the EFL Trophy semi-finals, where they will play Lincoln next month.