Celtic fans react as Shaun Maloney quits Bhoys for Belgium

A fan is seen during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Celtic FC and Bayern Muenchen at Celtic Park on October 31, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

The former Celtic winger had been coaching at his old club since 2017.

Shaun Maloney of Celtic celebrates after scoring during the Clydesdale Bank Premier League  match between Celtic and Hearts at Celtic Park on September 11, 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Shaun Maloney has left Celtic to join the coaching staff of Belgium's national team.

Celtic confirmed the former Bhoys winger's exit on Friday, with manager Brendan Rodgers and chief executive Peter Lawwell passing on their best wishes.


And while many Celtic fans have echoed those sentiments on Twitter, there are others who were not so kind about Maloney - who had two spells in Glasgow as a player, leaving for Aston Villa and Wigan Athleic respectively.


This is what those from Camp B have had to say.







Maloney reunites with Roberto Martinez, his manager at Wigan, in Belgium, with Thierry Henry also part of the Red Devils' set up.

The Scot takes over from Graeme Jones, the Englishman who left for West Bromwich Albion after this summer's World Cup.

Belgium's national team assistant coach Graeme Jones (L) gestures as he talks with Belgium's national team assistant coach Thierry Henry (C) and Belgium's head coach Spanish Roberto...

Meanwhile, Celtic have confirmed the current Bhoys winger, James Forrest, has signed a new four-year deal with Brendan Rodgers' side.

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