Watch: New Celtic captain Callum McGregor scores curler vs. West Ham

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New Celtic captain Callum McGregor scored an impressive curling effort during their friendly against West Ham. 

McGregor was appointed Celtic captain following the departure of long-serving Scott Brown at the end of the 2020-21 season.

And with Ange Postecoglou stepping into the manager’s seat following a disappointing campaign, there’s an air of a new beginning in Glasgow’s east end.

Following their 1-1 draw in the Champions League against Midtjylland last Tuesday, Celtic hosted Premier League side West Ham on Saturday afternoon and McGregor made his mark on the occasion.

The 28-year-old midfielder, who scored Scotland’s only goal at Euro 2020, opened Celtic’s account after only eight minutes.

After robbing Manuel Lanzini, McGregor strode forward and unleashed a curling shot that left West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski with no chance.


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