CELTIC have tied down top teenage talent Daniel Kelly on a professional contract.

We told you yesterday how reports had emerged that the club were keen to sign the 16-year-old on a full-time deal.

They were up against steep Premier League interest though, with Arsenal said to be monitoring him. 

Now, Celtic have confirmed the three-year deal on Twitter.

A statement read: "Celtic FC is delighted to announce that it has completed the signing of Daniel Kelly on his first professional contract. Daniel has joined on a three year contract.

"Everyone at the Club wishes Daniel well and every success for his future with Celtic".