Celtic will not pursue a permanent deal to sign German defender Jeremy Toljan from Borussia Dortmund.
According to a report from Football Insider, the defender has been told he is free to return to his parent club after the Scottish Cup final.
Toljan has impressed in spells since joining the club in January, but has been largely inconsistent and looked out of his depths in Scotland.
Former manager Brendan Rodgers confirmed at the time that he is a player that had been on the club’s radar for some time, but he has done little to warrant a permanent move during his loan spell.
Celtic fans had hoped that Toljan could be the club’s long-term solution to the right-back spot, but that does not appear to be the case.
With concerns over Mikael Lustig’s long-term future at the club, it’s a position that the Hoops will be looking to strengthen as they aim to build on this season’s success.
Right-backs Celtic could sign this summer
Fabio Depaoli is a highly rated young Italian full-back and would certainly improve the Hoops backline.
Jayden Bogle has impressed at Derby County this season and looks like he has a bright future ahead of him.
Celtic could try and convince Chelsea into a loan deal for Reece James, with the lure of European football he would certainly continue his development at the club.
Moses Odubajo is once again out of contract this summer. He trained with Celtic during the previous summer window. Possibly more suited to a rotation option now.