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Johnston joins West Brom on loan

Mikey Johnston has left Celtic to join West Brom on a loan deal until the end of the season.

The Republic of Ireland international has featured nine times for the Premiership leaders this season, scoring twice.

But the 24-year-old wanted more game time and heads to The Hawthorns as The Baggies push for a play-off spot in the English Championship.

Johnston's new head coach Carlos Corberán said: “At the start of the window we identified a need to increase our attacking options, specifically in wide positions.

“Mikey was one of our targets going into this window and we are delighted he is joining us.

“He is a player with European and international football experience as a winger and, if needed, he also has the qualities required to play as a number 10.

“Mikey has the skill to make a difference in the final third and the fact he has played regularly for Celtic in December and January means he will be able to make an immediate impact here.”