Zouhair Feddal posts farewell message to Parma amid reported Celtic interest

Stadio Ennio Tardini

Parma defender Zouhair Feddal has posted a farewell message to the club.

Parma defender Zouhair Feddal has taken to his official Instagram account to post a farewell message to the club, as reported by Mediagol.

Parma's financial crisis finally caught up with them on Monday, with the club declared bankrupt - and must now start as an amateur club next season, as reported by the BBC.

That means that many of the club's key players are set for moves away from the Stadio Ennio Tardini, which could be of interest to Celtic.

Tutto Mercato Web recently reported that the Bhoys are lining up a move for Parma centre back Feddal, with manager Ronny Deila looking for defensive reinforcements.

The 26-year-old Moroccan, who has eight caps for his country, now appears to be leaving Parma having posted this message on his Instagram account, as reported by Mediagol.

"A big hug to all the people of Parma. It's inexplicable that one of the top teams in Serie A could have this end," said Feddal. "I am sure you will come back stronger than before. I will always be grateful for the opportunity you gave me to play in Serie A. Thanks for everything and good luck for the future. Never give up," he added.

A sensible target?

Feddal will seemingly become a free agent this summer after Parma's meltdown, and that would certainly be a good thing for Celtic.

Tall, strong defenders with international experience and still under the age of 30 aren't available on a free transfer often, but that could be the situation facing Feddal this summer after his Parma exit.

With defensive cover needed at Celtic in case Virgil van Dijk leaves the club this summer, Feddal could compete for a starting role under Deila - and on a free transfer, Feddal may well be worth the gamble for the Bhoys, who don't have great depth at centre back.

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