Celtic have ‘abruptly changed their mind’ over signing Diego Laxalt.
After a season if incredibly ill-disciplined performances there won’t be too many complaints from Hoops supporters if the news is accurate or not.
Over the course of 22 appearances it seems unclear what Laxalt’s position actually is- left-back or wing-back.
Making his debut in the horrendous October Glasgow Derby he arrived at the club as the season headed downhill sharply. Six appearances in the Europa League made it clear that Milan had made a sound decision to send him out on loan despite an impressive World Cup in 2018 for Uruguay.
In the second half of the season Laxalt shared his place in the side with Greg Taylor, after being substituted at half-time in the Scottish Cup defeat at Ibrox a month ago he never resurfaced.
Il Milanista reports:
During the first part of the season the Celtic management seemed to be very happy with the performance of the Uruguayan. And Milan was already ready to negotiate the sale of the former Genoa and Turin, but in the end the Scottish club abruptly changed its mind: Laxalt will therefore return to Milan. There will be two hypotheses: final farewell or deputy Theo Hernandez. The latter hypothesis should not be ruled out as Milan does not have a second left-back in the role.
Yesterday Taylor was named in the Scotland squad for the European Championships leaving Adam Montgomerie and Brody Paterson as the left-backs for the incoming management team to work with.