'Get him back in the team': Celtic fans react as Kolo Toure makes Parkhead return

Celtic fans are seen prior to the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round First Leg match between Celtic FC and FK Astana at Celtic Park on August 16, 2017 in Glasgow, United...

Toure is back at Celtic three months after his contract expired.

Kolo Toure of Celtic arrives at the stadium prior to the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Hearts and Celtic at Tynecastle Stadium on April 2, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Kolo Toure is back at Celtic, albeit not in the capacity many Bhoys fans would have liked.

Toure helped Celtic to a league and cup double in his solitary season at Parkhead, but left at the end of his playing contract in June.

Three months on, the Ivorian has agreed to take on the role of technical assistant, which according to Celtic's website will entail 'supporting on all first team coaching matters, as well as using his knowledge, experience and expertise to assist across the club’s various youth levels'.

Brendan Rodgers, Coach of Celtic speaks during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group B match against Paris Saint-Germain at Celtic Park on September 11, 2017 in...

Toure's initial departure left Brendan Rodgers' side short at the centre back, where Jozo Simunovic and Kristoffer Ajer are the Bhoys' only available options after injuries to Dedryck Boyata and Erik Sviatchenko.

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