LEIGH Griffiths today vowed to help Celtic complete 10-In-A-Row after agreeing a new four year deal that will keep him at Parkhead until 2022.

Griffiths netted his 100th goal for the Scottish champions in their Europa League play-off match against FK Suduva last month.

He admitted that he would like to sign a contract extension with the double treble winners so that he can go on and hit the 150 goal mark.

The 28-year-old, who joined from Wolves in a £1 million transfer four and a half years ago, now wants to help Brendan Rodgers’s side complete 10-In-A-Row.

“I’m over the moon,” he told Celtic TV. “It’s been a long time coming, talks have been ongoing for a while and I’m glad to get it over the line.

“The main aim is to be here for as long as I can, and for Celtic to have shown that faith in me to sign me for another four years makes me ecstatic.

“From the moment I walked in the door here, this is where I wanted to be for the rest of my life. I’ve been here for four-and-a-half years already and to sign another four-year deal is great. I can’t wait for the future.

“Celtic is a great club and I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. I had the opportunity to move, but I wanted to stay and fight for my place.

“I’ve been rewarded with another deal and knowing that I’m going to be here for another four years is great.”

John Hartson was the last Celt to reach the 100-goal mark back in 2005.

But Griffiths isn’t dwelling on his achievement and is instead focused on trying to bring more success to the club.

“I’m here for the 10-in-a-row bid, but my main focus now is trying to get in the team and stay as fit as possible,” said the Scotland international.

“I’ve hit the 100 now and I want to try and continue that and aim for greater heights.

“There’s been a lot of high and some lows, but more highs than lows. Hopefully there’s more highs to come.

“The Invincible season and the double treble season were some very good highlights and hopefully in the coming years there’s more to come.”

HeraldScotland | Sport

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