The South Korean World Cup defender Cha Du-ri has signed on with for Celtic for a two-year deal manager Neil Lennon (above) has announced.

He is Lennon's second signing and has an option for a third year, Celtic said on their website.

The 29-year-old Cha played in three of South Korea's World Cup games

he played for Freiburg in Germany last season.

'I am excited about playing for Celtic and living in Glasgow,' the BBC quoted him as saying.

'Celtic are a big club and have a good chance of winning trophies and I really want to play in a Glasgow derby,' said the converted forward.

'Even in Germany, people talk about the Old Firm game, so to actually play in one would be amazing.'