Photo: Colin Kazim-Richards undergoes medical

Celtic's Colin Kazim Richards celebrates scoring their first goal

Colin Kazim-Richards looks set to leave Celtic as his unmemorable Hoops stint draws to a close.

Celtic's Colin Kazim Richards celebrates at the end of the match

Colin Kazim-Richards is set to leave Celtic after undergoing his medical ahead of a move to Brazilian outfit Cortiba.

The 29-year-old only joined the Bhoys in January, signing a two-and-a-half year deal with the Scottish champions from Feyenoord, but it has not gone to plan.

The former Blackburn Rovers attacker started just four Premiership outings under manager Ronny Deila - who has since been sacked and replaced by Brendan Rodgers - and scored once during his 11 appearances.

Patrick Thistle's Liam Lindsay (R) in action with Celtic's Colin Kazim Richards

But photographic evidence of his impending departure was documented on Twitter recently as the Turkey international looks set to leave Paradise.

It is a promising sign by Rodgers, who inherited an okay squad but the Northern Irishman looks to be ruthless enough to clear out the faces who he feels will not help his chances of being successful at Celtic.

Next season is massive for Rodgers, who not only must secure qualification to the Champions League group stages and win Celtic a sixth straight Premiership title, he must fend off what might well be a big challenge from Old Firm rivals Rangers.

Celtic's Colin Kazim Richards celebrates scoring their first goal

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