Nir Bitton

Nir Bitton of Celtic FC (Midfielder) was born in Ashdod on 30 October 1991 (age 28).

Nir Bitton · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

On 30 August 2013, Biton signed a four-year deal with Scottish Premiership club Celtic, for a fee of around £700,000 and a 20% sell-on clause for Israeli Premier League club FC Ashdod.

He made his debut for the club on 18 September, in a Champions League group stage match against AC Milan, coming in to the game as a late substitute at the 89th minute. Three weeks later he made another Champions League appearance for Celtic, coming as a 77th-minute substitute against Ajax on 22 October, but was sent off eleven minutes later for a late tackle on Thulani Serero. The resulting suspension and a few niggling injuries hindered Biton’s efforts to establish himself in the team, but he still managed to make a total of 20 appearances for Celtic by the end of his first season there. Celtic won their third successive league title, and Biton’s 15 league appearances saw him pick up his first major honour.

In the 2014-15 season, Biton scored in Celtic’s first league match of the season from the penalty spot after a controversial red card for St Johnstone defender Dave Mackay. Celtic winger Derk Boerrigter was later given a 3-match ban for simulation. Later in the season, Biton scored a stunning 30-yard goal against Dundee. in a 5–0 win. He scored another long distance strike on 12 August 2015, netting from 25 yards into the top corner in a 2–2 draw with Kilmarnock.

To begin the 2015–16 season, on 19 August 2015 Biton scored against Swedish side Malmö FF in a 3–2 win at Celtic Park in the first leg of the Champions League playoffs.

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Key to Celtic’s woe

Celtic injury latest: Elhamed flies in on Monday as Lennon eyes Edouard return on Thursday; Bitton hopeful too

The Celtic Star · Oct 24

Video: Preparations for Pittodrie as trio return to training

67HailHail · Oct 24

Watch: Edouard, Bitton and Johnston spotted hard at work in Celtic training footage

Celts Are Here · Oct 24

Familiar Faces Make Welcome Lennoxtown Return

Celts Are Here · Oct 22

Celtic Starting XI; Griffiths First Start, No Room for Fans Choice

The Celtic Star · Oct 22

Rival striker reveals Celtic influence in move

67HailHail · Oct 22

“Pretty floored”; Nir Bitton returned to Lennoxtown yesterday as Lennon explains Celtic won’t rush him back

67HailHail · Oct 21

Nir Bitton’s comments today should serve as a massive warning to Celtic

Transfer Tavern · Oct 21

‘It’s a little bit tough’ – Pundit discusses one factor which has impacted Celtic this season

The Celtic Star · Oct 21

Mixed Covid-19 news for Celtic ahead of AC Milan as star returns of Odsonne Edouard forced to miss out

The Celtic Star · Oct 21

Celtic 4-2 Hibernian LC Semi Final, Three Years On

The Sun · Oct 21

Celtic star Nir Bitton says he couldn’t even STAND as he opens up on Covid-19 hell that left him fearing for his health

Evening Times · Oct 21

Celtic star Nir Bitton opens up on coronavirus hell as he reveals he couldn’t even stand

Herald Scotland · Oct 21

Celtic star Nir Bitton opens up on coronavirus hell as he reveals he couldn’t even stand

The Celtic Star · Oct 21

“I had headaches, my muscles ached and I could not stand up,” Bitton reveals how he’s been floored by virus

VideoCelts · Oct 21

Bitton reveals- Without taste or smell, muscles ached, couldn’t stand up

Read Celtic · Oct 19

Four Findings: Celtic 0-2 Rangers

Glasgow Live · Oct 18

When Celtic key men could return as Hoops face huge fixtures with depleted squad

Celts Are Here · Oct 17

Shock Neil Lennon Glasgow Derby Rumour

The Celtic Star · Oct 17

Celtic v the Rangers – Key roles for Ntcham and Elyounousssi

The Celtic Star · Oct 17

Welsh in, Klimala starts – ‘Leaked team’ includes two big surprises

The Guardian · Oct 16

Neil Lennon confident despite Celtic’s Covid-hit O** F*** buildup

Celtic star missing from training ahead of Glasgow Derby

Rangers star in quarantine and won’t play against Celtic

“Not just us, other clubs as well”: Neil Lennon Voices International Concerns

Read Celtic · Oct 15

Celtic fans hit out at Charlie Adam following Nir Bitton transfer claim

67HailHail · Oct 15

Kris Boyd’s criticism of Celtic’s Bitton, Ajer and Jullien doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

Arsenal’s Tierney bombshell could be good news for Celtic

Lennon Gives Update On “Good Footballer” Ahead Of Klan Game

The Boot Room · Oct 15

Charlie Adam claims £1m-rated star is causing an issue behind the scenes at Celtic, another is ‘all over the place’

Glasgow Live · Oct 15

Celtic fans all say the same thing after Charlie Adam’s Bitton claim

Neil Lennon gives exciting update about new Celtic signing

BBC · Oct 15

Scottish Gossip: Rangers, Celtic, Odsonne Edouard, Nir Bitton, Alfredo Morelos, Shane Duffy, Finn Russell

Glasgow Live · Oct 14

Celtic evening headlines as Adam makes shock Bitton and Ajer claim

VideoCelts · Oct 14

Grumblings- after Ajeti Charlie Adam launches attack on Ajer and Bitton

67HailHail · Oct 14

‘Grumblings I’m hearing’; Charlie Adam makes bizarre Nir Bitton Celtic claim

Celts Are Here · Oct 14

Charlie Adam Makes Unfounded Celtic Claims

Read Celtic · Oct 14

Lennon’s latest comments suggest Edouard won’t feature in Od Firm derby

Celts Are Here · Oct 14

Neil Lennon Drops Edouard Glasgow Derby Hint

The Boot Room · Oct 14

Celtic predicted XI v Rangers: £3.5m man to start, 27-year-old to make debut

The Celtic Star · Oct 14

Ajer makes assurances to Celtic support after recent turmoil

Indy Celts · Oct 13

Corona absentees provide opportunities for 3 forgotten Celts to get their seasons started

Read Celtic · Oct 13

Celtic fans think Lennon will start Jullien against Rangers

HITC · Oct 13

Celtic midfielder sends message to Patrick Roberts after his decision

Celtic ‘Disappointed and Frustrated’ – Again!

Edouard Hopes, Elhamed Out

Daily Record · Oct 12

Celtic fury as they demand protection after Elhamed tests positive for Covid

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