Saidy Janko tells media why he had to leave Manchester United for Celtic

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The 19-year-old has been speaking about his Celtic move.

New Celtic signing Saidy Janko has revealed that he had to leave Manchester United for a new challenge - and that Celtic were too hard to resist.

The 19-year-old was confirmed as the Bhoys' new signing on Wednesday afternoon, leaving 'one of the biggest clubs in the world' in Manchester United.

And Janko has explained why he had to leave United, expressing his desire to secure game time in the future at Parkhead with the Hoops.

Game time

As always with professional footballers, it appears the unique factor of first-team football has convinced Janko Celtic is the place to be rather than Manchester United.

Should the teenager go on to earn himself a fixed Celtic spot in the future, he'll be in a far more secure position than at Old Trafford. Unlike other jobs, where money and working conditions are big factors, game time plays a part here - not like an office worker who would be 'playing' all the time, anyway!

Janko, meanwhile, has also set himself the targets of securing both Champions League and international football while at Parkhead.

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