Emilio Izaguirre has revealed he leapt at the chance of a Celtic return.
The Honduran left Celtic at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season, heading for Al-Fayha of the Saudi Arabian league.
After his family were unable to settle in the Middle East however, the left-back opted to cancel his contract.
Speaking to the Scotsman, the 32-year-old said:
I’ll be training with Celtic on Friday and the plan is to sign a two-year contract.
My idea was to go and sign for a club in the MLS, but I didn’t have a concrete offer then all of a sudden the people from Celtic contacted me.
As soon as that happened I was ready to sign again for them.
Joining Celtic from Motagua in 2010, Izaguirre made himself something of a fan favourite in his time at Celtic Park. Playing time dried up towards the end of his first stint in Glasgow, as youngster Kieran Tierney broke into the first team.
Izaguirre went on to say:
I never imagined this would happen and I thank God the doors to the club have opened up for me again.
Hopefully, I can perform to the same levels as before and I really hope we can get into the Champions League again.
I feel physically fit and ready to play at any time. If I was going to return to a club in Europe, then to go back to a club I love very much is just incredible for me.