Erik Sviatchenko

Read all the news about Erik Sviatchenko. Erik Sviatchenko was born in Viborg on 4 October 1991 (age 26). Follow @eriksviat on Twitter.

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Danish stopper Erik Sviatchenko joined Celtic from FC Midtjylland as Ronny Deila’s first acquisition of the 2016 January transfer window.

The 24-year-old centre-half captained his former side to the Danish Superliga title in 2015 and led them to the knockout stages of the Europa League but joined the Bhoys on a four and a half year deal after a total of 10 years at Midtjylland.

Capable of playing at left-back as well as in the middle of defence, Sviatchenko has appeared for his national side and has one international goal to his name.

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Celts Are Here · Aug 20

‘Couldn’t Agree More’ – Former Celtic Star Backs Parkhead Club in Row

ERIK SVIATCHENKO has taken to social media to back Rod Stewart after the singer sent a letter to TalkSport over Ian Abrahams comments about the club.

Celts Are Here · Aug 20

‘He’ll develop a lot’ – Sviatchenko defends Armstrong decision to leave Celtic

Former Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has defended Stuart Armstrong’s decision to leave the Scottish champions for Southampton.

Quiet summer points to Celtic being stuck with fringe duo for a while yet

COMMENT Celtic have done well to get some players out of the club this summer, but it has gone all quiet on the Hoops future of some high-profile fringe players...

Celtic are doomed! Doomed I tell you!

It’s amazing the amount of partisan posts within the mainstream media that are lauding every single piece of business that Rangers do in the transfer window, yet criticise Celtic for not rushing in and signing players before the transfer window opens.

‘How big the jump is’ – Hay delivers verdict on recent Celtic departures

Former Celtic boss Davie Hay believes the recent departures of Erik Sviatcheno and Nadir Citfci from the Hoops are the best moves for both the players and the club.

HITC · Jun 5

Is Brendan Rodgers becoming ruthless in search of Celtic perfection?

Scottish Premiership giants Celtic have already bid farewell to three players, Jamie Lindsay, Sam Wardrop and Erik Sviatchenko, this summer...

HITC · Jun 5

Midfielder Heads for Parkhead Exit With More Set to Follow

CELTIC have followed up the sale of Erik Sviatchenko and Sam Wardrop by letting longtime Celtic developmental player Jamie Lindsay leave on a permanent deal to Ross County...

Another Parkhead Exit Confirmed as Rodgers Steps Up Clear Out

CELTIC parted ways with their second player in a week by announcing Sam Wardrop had left the club to sign a two-year deal with Dundee United.

It takes more than just ability to be a Celtic player

Erik Sviatchenko made an instant impact on Celtic’s defensive performances when he arrived in January 2016, six months after the departure of Virgil van Dijk and Jason Denayer.

‘A bit surprised’ – Hartson shock after 26-year-old enforcer exits Celtic

Former Celtic striker John Harton has expressed his surprise that Erik Sviatchenko has left the Hoops on a permanent basis.

Defensive Ace Leaves Celtic: 3 Replacements For Rodgers To Consider Including Newcastle United Star!

Erik Sviatchenko, the 26-year-old Celtic defender, spent a loan spell at his former club FC Midtjylland since January and has now completed a permanent deal with them...

Pain as Former Deila Signing Crashes out of Champions League

ERIK SVIATCHENKO and FC Midtjylland were sent packing from the Champions League last night after a 0-0 draw in their second leg tie with FC Astana...

Evening Times · Jun 8

Davie Hay: No real surprise to see Nadir Ciftci and Erik Sviatchenko go

The movement always tends to be slow at this time of the season, all the more so when there is a major tournament on...

Evening Times · Jun 8

Farewell To Sviatchenko

Erik Sviatchenko has returned to FC Midtjylland two and a half years into a four and a half year deal.

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