Carlton Cole is yet to kick a ball for Celtic but he’s already becoming a cult figure in the eyes of the Hoops support.
The veteran striker finally joined Celtic as a free agent last month, after training with the club for several weeks and concluding protracted negotiations, adding some much needed fire power to Ronny Deila’s attacking options.
Upon signing for the Glasgow giants, we told how Cole had revealed he was already exploring the culinary habits of his new Scottish team-mates by trying haggis and black pudding for the first time
And we told you two weeks ago how Celtic fans had already adopted their very own re-worked rendition of Spandau Ballet iconic 80’s hit ‘Gold’, first sung in the stands at Upton Park during Cole’s nine years at West Ham, and the away support were in full voice during Sunday’s 4-1 away win at Ross County, which was met by Cole’s approval…
— Connor Stewart (@CocoUTLR) November 8, 2015
The 32-year-old may have heard the song before, but the unfamiliar experience of playing for a club like Celtic seems to be going down well with the former England international…
Great win & Absolutely loved the atmosphere today. Fans were jumping. Happy to be almost playing and being part of a great team.
— Carlton Cole (@CarltonCole1) November 8, 2015