FREED Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic might resurrect his profession within the Bundesliga after virtually a 12 months within the soccer wilderness after coming into into talks with each Stuttgart and Augsburg.
The 26-year-old hasn’t kicked a ball since final February when Celtic have been defeated 3-1 at dwelling by FC Copenhagen within the Europa League.
He was surprisingly launched by Hoops boss Neil Lennon on the finish of the season and has been with out a membership since.
Simunovic has seen three strikes collapse as a consequence of issues about his long-term health when two Turkish sides Trabzonspor and Goztepe, then Croatian membership Rijeka all pulled out after medical check-ups.
Simunovic had a knee operation final 12 months at Celtic and likewise suffered knee ligament injury 4 years in the past when he missed an enormous chunk of the season.
Nonetheless, he is wished by each Stuttgart and Augsburg, who each sit mid-table within the prime German league.
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The stopper helped the Hoops to 5 titles in a row through the time he spent on the membership, following his transfer from Dinamo Zagreb and Simunovic additionally picked up three Scottish Cups and three League Cups throughout his time in Glasgow.
In the meantime, one other former Hoops defender, Emilio Izaguirre, has been launched by his first membership in Honduras, Motagua, after a bust-up along with his supervisor, Diego Vasquez.
The 34-year-old, who gained 12 trophies at Celtic together with seven titles, is now a free agent after he clashed along with his supervisor when he misplaced his first workforce place.
A Motagua assertion mentioned: “After 12 years in two spells sporting our colors with nice satisfaction. Motagua thanks Emilio Izaguirre for being a part of the historical past of the membership.
“We want him each success. It has been an honour for us to be an necessary a part of his good profession. Motagua will all the time be your private home. Thanks, Emilio.”