Maccabi Tel Aviv FC reached an agreement to sign Nir Bitton (30) on a two-year-deal with an option to extend.

The 30-year-old, joins Maccabi from Scottish giants Celtic where he spent nine successful seasons making over 270 appearances for the Glasgow club and winning 18 trophies.

Bitton, who made his senior debut for Israel in 2010 scored 3 goals in 39 appearances for the national side and has an additional 39 appearances for the young Israeli national sides.