Izaguirre suggests he wants Celtic stay, but his future could depend on Tierney

Celtic's Emilio Izaguirre looks dejected after missing a penalty

Emilio Izaguirre’s current contract with Celtic runs out in the summer.

Celtic's Emilio Izaguirre

Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre has revealed to The Scottish Sun that his agent is handling his current contract situation.

Izaguirre has been on the books of Celtic since 2010 and has a contract with the Scottish Premiership giants until the end of the season, according to Transfermarkt.co.uk.

The Honduras international left-back has revealed that he is happy at the Bhoys, and has suggested that he could remain at the club beyond the summer.

“I don’t like to talk about my future at Celtic so much, but I can say that my agent is handling it at the moment,” Izaguirre told The Scottish Sun.

“I am very grateful to Celtic because I have been there for seven years and am about to win my tenth trophy.

“If we win the Scottish Cup too, that will mean 11 winners’ medals at Celtic for me and that’s why I will always hold Celtic in special affection. My agent will talk to the directors of Celtic and then I will know what will happen.”

From Izaguirre’s comments, it does seem that the 30-year-old left-back is open to staying at Celtic.

The Honduras international has been a good player for the Bhoys over the years, and he still has a few good years left in him.

However, the future of Izaguirre at Celtic could depend on Kieran Tierney. The 19-year-old is a hugely talented and promising young player, and he is set to become the first-choice left-back for the Bhoys in the summer transfer window.

The Mirror recently claimed that Arsenal are interested in signing Tierney from Celtic in the summer transfer window, while The Daily Star has credited Manchester United with interest in the Scotland international left-back.

Celtic would not want to part company with Tierney in the summer transfer window, but if they are forced to sell him, then perhaps they could decide to retain the services of Izaguirre.

Celtic's Emilio Izaguirre during training

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