• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

McGeady happy with 'dream move'

AIDEN MCGEADY, the former Celtic winger, expressed his delight after signing for Everton on a four-and-a-half year deal on Saturday.

There had been speculation the Republic of Ireland internationalist would sign a pre-contract agreement at Goodison Park, but he will instead move immediately from Spartak Moscow for an undisclosed fee.

"It has sort of been a long time coming," McGeady admitted. "There was talk over the summer that something might happen, but I am just delighted it is done and dusted now. I was close to joining the manager [Roberto Martinez] a year ago when he was at Wigan.

"I just want to play for a big club like this and I am relishing the challenge. I have said for a long time now that I want to try myself in the Premier League. It's a dream move. I couldn't be happier."

Contextual targeting label: 

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.