Celtic snap up former England hitman on free transfer

first_img1 Celtic have signed former Chelsea and West Ham striker Carlton Cole.The 32-year-old was available on a free transfer after leaving Upton Park at the end of last season.He joined the Scottish champions on trial at September but suffered an injury to put a permanent deal on ice.However, Cole has now returned to fitness and has penned a contract until the end of next season with Ronny Deila’s side.Cole, who won seven caps for England during his nine-year spell with West Ham, could make his debut for Celtic in Sunday’s Premiership clash with Dundee United. Carlton Cole last_img