Date: 31st July 2018 at 9:06pm
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Emilio Izaguirre is weighing up an emotional return to Motagua.

Eight years ago the defender left his home in Honduras for a new start at Celtic where he played a key role in setting the hoops on the road to dominance.

Izaguirre picked up six title winners medals before he left for Al Feiha in Saudi Arabia but with his family failing to settle he has terminated that contract.

Recently the 32-year-old expressed a preference to return to the UK but strangely hinted that problems with agents may prevent that from happening.

Izaguirre is currently at home in Honduras and admitted that a permanent move home has a lot of appeal.

He told Honduran website Diez: “My desire is to retire in Motagua, if they ask me and the teacher Diego (Vazquez) has me I am happy to come back to play on the left.”

Izaguirre added: “I will wait for God to decide what is best, I am calm. I have had some offers, we are hoping to decide soon, that is the will of God.”

Neil Lennon spent £600,000 to sign the Honduran defender who went on to sweep the board with Player of the Year awards for the 2010/11 season.

A broken ankle early the following season set his progress back but he recovered to play his part in the first title success with the trophy clinched in style away to Kilmarnock.

The emergence of Kieran Tierney effectively ended his Celtic career although he enjoyed a brief spell back in the side in the autumn of 2016 when he helped the hoops to the first leg of the treble by winning the Betfred Cup Final against Aberdeen.