Celtic's Stuart Armstrong explains important task away from the game

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Stuart Armstrong has been speaking following his move from Dundee United to Celtic on Monday.

New Celtic signing Stuart Armstrong has been talking about something he needs to do before he can fully focus on his new club.

The 22-year-old midfielder signed for Celtic from Dundee United on transfer deadline day, following 150 appearances for his former club.

In that time he scored 21 goals and provided 31 assists but despite the excitement of moving to Celtic Park, Armstrong explained during his introductory press conference that he has something else to occupy his mind for a while yet.

In comments published by Celtic’s official Twitter account, Armstrong said, “I’m still doing my law degree. I’ve got an essay due tomorrow.

“I’ll see that through. It’s a nice thing to have. It’s useful for me to have and it keeps your mind on other things outside of football.”

Once that essay is out of the way, Armstrong will then be focusing on potentially making his debut for the club in the coming days.

Celtic’s next match is against Partick Thistle on Wednesday before they face St Johnstone in the second of two away matches on Saturday.

Whether Armstrong features or not, it is clear he has his head firmly screwed on, and that can only be a good thing for Celtic as they look to benefit from their latest impressive additions.

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