Celtic loan Leigh Griffiths to Dundee until end of season

Striker moves to Dens Park after scoring more than 100 goals for the Parkhead club.

Celtic loan Leigh Griffiths to Dundee until end of season Contributed via Dundee Football Club
Leigh Griffiths at Dens Park.

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has joined Dundee on loan until the end of the season.

Griffiths, 31, who spent 18 months at Dundee before joining Wolves in 2011, has not appeared for Celtic under new manager Ange Postecoglou.

A Dundee statement said: “Dundee Football Club are delighted to announce the signing of Leigh Griffiths on a season long loan from Celtic.”

Griffiths joined Celtic from Wolves in January 2014 and has scored over 100 goals for the Glasgow club. He has scored four goals in 22 appearances for Scotland.

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He told Dundee’s website: “I’ve always had fond memories of the club. I had a great 18 months here and it’s a place I still came back to regularly if I got the chance. To come back here and play will be great for me.”

Celtic also announced midfielder Scott Robertson, 20, has joined Sky Bet League One side Crewe for the rest of the season.