Photos: Simunovic in Celtic training, Stokes and Nesbitt also pictured

The new signing was pictured in practice ahead of Celtic's Europa League visit to Ajax on Thursday night.

Celtic summer signing Jozo Simunovic was pictured in first-team training ahead of the Scottish champions' Europa League trip to Ajax on Thursday night.

The 21-year-old centre-back joined the Bhoys for a £3 million fee, as reported by the Daily Mail, and will be looking to banish the memory of Virgil van Dijk by instantly replacing him with his height and strength.

And Simunovic may well get the chance at Ajax, although it isn't the easiest of places to make your Celtic debut...

The defender didn't get the chance against Aberdeen, with the Hoops going on to lose that game 2-1.

Elsewhere in training, Anthony Stokes was seen for Celtic, with the forgotten forward perhaps in the frame to feature in the Europa League.

Aidan Nesbitt, meanwhile, 18 years of age, was also training with the Celtic senior side after impressing for the Development Squad.

As for boss Ronny Deila, he was in slightly spiky form during his pre-match press conference, accusing the media of being a 'circus.'

It seems a little strange that being criticised for underperforming is compared to elephants with juggling clowns - but Celtic fans will certainly hope there is no underperforming in Amsterdam.

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