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Celtic: Postecoglou must finally axe Boli Bolingoli amid latest update

Celtic have had a rather successful season in the SPFL under Ange Postecoglou in terms of their ability to not only score goals but not concede them as well.

With 33 league games played, the Hoops have found the back of the net 78 times and only let 19 goals in at the other end, leaving them with the best attacking and defensive record in the league.

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One figure that hasn’t contributed too much during this impressive season is left-back Boli Bolingoli.

A recent article from the Daily Record revealed that the left-back is currently training on his own in Belgium away from the club.

The full-back has only played in two league games for the Bhoys this term, the first of which came back in September where he played the full 90 minutes in Celtic’s 1-0 defeat against Livingston.

In October, the 26-year-old then featured in the 2-0 win against Motherwell away from home.

Since then, the defender has not set foot on the pitch for a league game and has only been in the squad on one occasion.

Having landed himself in hot water back in 2020 for breaching government guidelines that were in place to combat the global pandemic, this led to the defender being called “arrogant” and a “disgrace” to his club and his profession by Bill Leckie.

Bolingoli isn’t in the country this time but he does have permission. However, the fact that he isn’t even in Scotland at this moment in time doesn’t do much for his chances of getting any minutes on the pitch.

Should Celtic get rid of Bolingoli this summer?

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With that in mind, the upcoming summer transfer window could be the ideal time for the Parkhead club to finally cut ties with their Belgian outcast.

According to Salary Sport, Bolingoli is currently picking up a weekly wage of £15k-per-week from the Hoops, the same figure as Tom Rogic, Liel Abada and Joe Hart.

This, therefore, would give Postecoglou the chance to wipe the defender’s wages off the club’s bill and potentially clear a path for another player to come in and replace the left-back.

Moving forward, it’s hard to see a permanent summer exit being anything other than the best thing for all parties if the player isn’t likely to be in the Celtic manager’s plans for next season.

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Article title: Celtic: Postecoglou must finally axe Boli Bolingoli amid latest update

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