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DE VRIES COMPLETES RODGERS HAT-TRICK

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DORUS DE VRIES is the third player to become reunited with manager Brendan Rodgers at Celtic this summer.

The Nottingham Forest keeper is poised to join Scott Sinclair and Kolo Toure in joining up at Parkhead as part of the former Liverpool and Swansea boss’ revolution.

De Vries, 35, who worked with Rodgers at the Welsh outfit, underwent a medical in Glasgow earlier today.

The Hoops gaffer has been searching for an experienced stopper to challenge current No.1 Craig Gordon.

Belgian understudy Logan Bailly broke an ankle in pre-season training in Slovenia and Rodgers was left with only rookie Italian Leo Fasan as back-up.

De Vries made 51 appearances for the Swans as they won promotion to the top flight under Rodgers in 2011.

He quit the club that summer to join Wolves and has been at the City Ground since 2013. He also has experience of playing in Scotland after spending a season with Dunfermline after signing back in 2006.

His East End Park stay ended in disappointment, however, as the Pars suffered the double agony of being relegated from the top-flight before losing out to Celtic in the Scottish Cup Final.

The 6ft 1in keeper had just one year left on his Forest contract to run and the Parkhead men will have to pay a nominal fee for his services.

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