BENFICA this morning bid a fond farewell to Jota following his permanent transfer to Celtic. 

The 23-year-old has put pen to paper on a five-year deal with the Scottish champions.

The attacker impressed while on loan from the Portuguese giants later term, and it has been expected for months that Celtic would take up their option to buy the top talent. 

This morning, the deal was finally confirmed, as the Hoops parted with around £6.5million to sign Jota.

While the Celtic fans are understandably delighted at the news announced on social media, Benfica produced a classy montage of their own. 

They shared footage on Twitter of Jota coming through their academy sides and into the first team at Benfica. 

Accompanying the video, they wrote: "Obrigado, Jota."

The clips highlight Jota's technical ability and skill through the years as he progressed through the various youth group ages at Benfica. 

After his switch to Celtic was completed, Jota said: "