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Freddie Ljungberg's stay in Major League Soccer is officially over.
After two up-and-down seasons in the United States, Ljungberg is headed back to the United Kingdom after signing with Scottish Premier League leaders Celtic FC. Terms of the deal were not announced, and Ljungberg is expected to be introduced at a press conference on Friday.
Ljungberg had been on trial with Celtic this week before coming to an agreement with the club on Thursday.
In his two seasons as a Designated Player in MLS, Ljungberg accumulated four goals and 20 assists with the Seattle Sounders and Chicago Fire. As a result of the Fire not re-signing Ljungberg, Chicago must yield its second-round pick (No. 27 overall) to Seattle in the upcoming MLS SuperDraft, per their trade agreement from the summer. Had the Fire re-signed Ljungberg before the draft, it would have had to send its first-round pick (No. 9 overall) to the Sounders.
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