Gary Mackay-Steven raves about Celtic teammate Nadir Ciftci’s personality

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Nadir Ciftci joined Celtic from Scottish Premiership rivals Dundee United earlier this summer.

Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven has been singing the praises of teammate Nadir Ciftci in The Scottish Sun.

The Turkish forward has moved to the Bhoys from Scottish Premiership rivals Dundee United on a four-year contract, as reported by BBC Sport.

The Hoops had to pay the Terrors as much as £1.5 million as transfer fee, according to the report.

Mackay-Steven, who moved to the Hoops from United in the January transfer window, has been impressed with the personality of his new Celtic teammate.

He has the kind of character that can deal with pressure situations and being at a massive club,” the 24-year-old Scotland international winger told The Scottish Sun.

“He’s quite loud and annoying, he’s made himself heard. At first he was pleasant and quiet but he’s come out his shell now.

“He’s cracking jokes and speaking Turkish and being himself. You need to keep your eye on him because he’s a big character on and off the field.”

Good signing for Celtic?

Ciftci is one of the best strikers in the Scottish Premiership and has been in brilliant form for the past two seasons.

In the 2013-14 campaign, the former Turkey Under-19 international scored 17 goals and in 2014-15 he found the target 16 times.

Ciftci is a very good striker who can score different kinds of goals and also brings his teammates into play.

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