Position Striker

Country Scottish

Signed Monday 02.09.19

Squad Number 29

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Forest Green Rovers have marked transfer deadline day with the signing of 19-year-old Celtic striker Jack Aitchison on a season-long loan.

Aitchison made his first professional appearance at the tail end of the 2015/16 season as he stepped off the bench at Celtic Park to net the last goal in a 7-0 thrashing of Motherwell. The number 99 placing himself into the Glasgow club’s record books.

The 2016/17 campaign brought with it two more first-team appearances for the youngster, as well as three appearances for the Under 20s side which saw him net twice.

With first-team minutes at a premium, Aitchison spent the majority of last season on loan at Scottish Championship side Alloa, before returning to Celtic for the start of this campaign.

The teenager, who has represented Scotland at U15, U16, U17 and U19 level, scoring 12 times, netted from the bench on his FGR debut.