Emilio Izaguirre says he's staying put at Celtic, despite rumours surrounding a move to Toronto.
Celtic left back Emilio Izaguirre has told The Scottish Sun that he intends to stay with the club despite reports surrounding a move to Major League Soccer.
Izaguirre, 30, joined Celtic way back in the summer of 2010 having impressed at the World Cup with Honduras just months earlier, and the former Motagua man has been vital for Celtic ever since.
One of Celtic's longest-serving players in the current squad, veteran left back Izaguirre has racked up more than 200 appearances for the Bhoys during his six-year stay in Glasgow.
However, this past season has been a strange one for Izaguirre, as he was no longer Celtic's first-choice left back thanks to the emergence of teenager Kieran Tierney.
Now very much the present as well as the future, Tierney is Celtic's first-choice left back, and that has led to rumours that Izaguirre could be on his way out of the club this summer.
Eurosport recently reported that Toronto had an interest in luring Izaguirre over to Major League Soccer, but the defender has played down those rumours.
"In Celtic’s last two games, I played 90 minutes in one and came on as a sub in the other," said Izaguirre. "I have no problem with that — I am a Celtic player and I have two years left of my contract. No one has told me anything else and there has been no offers from the MLS," he added.
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