Motagua claim Emilio Izaguirre wants summer return, believe he'd be incredible signing

Celtic's Emilio Izaguirre

Motagua want to re-sign Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre.

Celtic's Emilio IzaguirreCeltic's Emilio Izaguirre

As quoted by the Daily Mail, Motagua assistant manager Hugo Caballero has confirmed the club's interest in signing Celtic left back Emilio Izaguirre.

The Bhoys are expected to have something of a summer clearout under new manager Brendan Rodgers, with the likes of Anthony Stokes and Colin Kazim-Richards already given their marching orders.

Other players will be leaving over the coming weeks and months, and one player could have an offer to sign for his former club.

Left back Emilio Izaguirre has been with Celtic since signing from Motagua in 2010, with his move coming off the back of some impressive displays at the 2010 World Cup with Honduras.

Celtic's Emilio Izaguirre misses a penalty

Now, the 30-year-old has racked up almost 250 appearances for the Bhoys, but saw his role diminish this past season due to the emergence of teenage left back Kieran Tierney - prompting speculation surrounding his future at Celtic Park, especially as he has just one year left on his contract.

The Daily Mail are now carrying quotes from Motagua assistant manager Hugo Caballero, who claims that Izaguirre wants to re-sign for the Honduran club this summer.

Caballero has also claimed that Izaguirre would be an incredible signing for the club - and wants the deal to bring Izaguirre back to Motagua to move forward quickly.

"Emilio has indicated to us he would be willing to sign for Motagua. He has the blood of this club in his veins," said Caballero. "He is ready to play for us for the new season and it would obviously be an incredible signing. We’d love to see Emilio return to his home and we hope we can move this forward soon," he added.

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