Nadir Ciftci is to leave the club at the end of this month with the Bhoys confirming the news yesterday on Twitter.
Currently on loan with Motherwell, he gradually fell further down the pecking order for us and so I think this is a move for the best in all honesty.
Here’s what the club had to say via their official Twitter account, with a short statement accompanying it:
???? #CelticFC can confirm that Nadir Ciftci will be leaving the club on June 30, 2018.
All the very best for the future, Nadir. ???? https://t.co/nNnoiQ6fUm
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) June 6, 2018
It’s news that’s not really a shock nor that you can really disagree with.
With Moussa Dembele, Odsonne Edouard and Leigh Griffiths all ahead of him – providing they are all at the club next year – it’s hard to see how he would get a place.
Indeed, Brendan probably wants to sign new faces this summer, too, and it’s just coming to pass that Ciftci isn’t good enough to take us where we want to be in the future.
Of course, though, we wish him all the best and hope he finds a new club soon.
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