After seven successful years at Celtic Park, arriving for less than £1m from CD Motagua in Honduras in 2010, Emilio Izaguirre’s time in Scotland came to an end last summer.
The 31-year-old had only made 18 appearances in all competitions under Brendan Rodgers during the 2016-17 season.
Then, instead of staying in Europe, which he could have done, he decided to go to Saudi Arabia, where he’s currently playing for Al-Feiha.
Speaking to Diario Deportivo Diez in his home country, the left-back explained his reasons behind his exit from Celtic Park, and how they had nothing to do with the team.
He said: “They’re very difficult things to talk about. There will be a day when I will talk about my departure from Celtic. I don’t want to because it was due to personal problems that I had with agents in England, and that’s why I left.
“It was hard for me to leave. Brendan Rodgers got angry with me because he counted on me, and I found myself with this guilt of leaving, but I left the door open there, and you don’t know what will happen tomorrow. We had a hard time with my wife and children because of personal things that happened to us.”
We doubt a return will be on the cards for the 31-year-old, but as he said, crazier things have happened in football.
During his time at Celtic, Izaguirre won six Scottish Premiership titles, three Scottish FA Cups and two Scottish League Cups, spread over 252 appearances, scoring five goals and picking up 47 assists.