LOAN Bhoy Moritz Jenz insists the atmosphere at Celtic is “brutal and dynamic” and playing for the team should be “on everyone’s bucket list”.
The commanding centre-back admits he “just can’t get enough” – to lift the lyrics from the Hoops fans’ Depeche Mode cover version – as he hopes to persuade Ange Postecoglou to make his temporary stay from Ligue 1 outfit Lorient at Parkhead permanent.
Jenz realises it is a massive challenge with Carl Starfelt the top pick on the left-hand side of the central rearguard alongside Cameron Carter-Vickers while Yuki Kobayashi has just arrived on a five-year deal from J-League side Vissel Kobe.
The 23-year-old towering German has made 19 appearances, but hasn’t figured in the starting line-up since the return after the World Cup Finals break.
STRIKE ONE…Moritz Jenz celebrates his debut goal against Ross County after leaving keeper Ross Laidlaw helpless with a header in Celtic’s 3-1 win in Dingwall.
STRIKE TWO…Moritz Jenz acrobatically fires in Celtic’s third goal in the 5-0 victory over Kilmarnock at Rugby Park in August.
However, Jenz, who scored on his first two outings for the club in August against Ross County and Kilmarnock, is determined to convince his team boss he is worthy of an extended stay in Glasgow.
The back-four operator told German publication Fussbal Wuche: “As soon as you’re here, you know that it’s something different.
“This club is old school and a bit mystical. The fans bleed for the club and as a player you represent a huge story.
“The atmosphere is brutal and dynamic. Watching Celtic should be on everyone’s bucket list for life. It feels like playing for Real Madrid – only in Scotland.
“Celtic would be my first choice, but you can’t control it yourself in football.”
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