Sport 'I still had two years left' - £2.25m-rated ace reveals he was pushed out of Celtic
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Former Celtic player Jackson Irvine has recently talked about his Parkhead exit.
This came after Irvine appeared as a guest on theand the panel talked about numerous issues involving his career and his time at Parkhead. The Australian talked about his stint at the club and the way he left.
Irvine revealed that when Ronny Deila joined the club after Neil Lennon’s departure, that was the end of the road for him at the club, even though he had a couple of years left on his deal.
Irvine cameand he currently plies his trade with , having picked up two assists and scoring once in all competitions for the club.
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Irvine said that while he did play a bit in pre-season, Deila was very open and honest about him regarding his future.
Irvine told (): “I think it’s kind of funny how timing works out because Neil Lennon left at the end of the season and Ronny Deila came in and that was basically the end of me at Celtic Park. He basically wasn’t interested and at least he was honest with me.
“Just basically said – I’m not in the plans. I still went away, played a couple of pre-season games at the time, was kind of floating around but he just made it clear to me that I wasn’t in the plans at that point, so it was about going out again. I still had two years left on my contract at that time.”
TIF Thoughts on Jackson Irvine…
While Irvine, who is now valued at £2.25 million (), came through the Celtic academy, he failed on a regular basis as he played just once for the Hoops in the Premiership. It has been suggested that there around the time when he had featured in a friendly for the club against Liverpool.
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Considering that he did end up having a rather thriving career, it is perhaps fair to say that Celtic allowed him the platform to do that.
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