Celtic winger Liel Abada has reportedly changed agents in the hope that it could help him force through a move away later down the line.
The Lowdown: Bit-part player
Abada seems to be somewhat of a bit-part player under Ange Postecoglou so far this season, having not been able to complete the full 90 minutes in each of his nine appearances.
Having signed fellow wingers Jota and Daizen Maeda on permanent deals, while also bringing in Sead Haksabanovic, it seems as if Abada has now fallen down the pecking order a little bit at Parkhead.
The Latest: Agent changed
Writing in his latest piece for Football Scotland, journalist Mark Hendry has revealed that Abada has changed his agent as he looks to ‘strengthen his position’ in the transfer market, with a number of clubs in the Premier League ‘circling’ for his signature.
He has linked up with Hussein Al Gaaod, who also represents his teammate Josip Juranovic, who has ‘interest’ from the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea.
Abada is thought to be ‘very happy’ in Glasgow at the moment, but a change of agent could ‘signal his intention’ to move on if a big club comes calling.
The Verdict: Worrying
It will come as slightly worrying for Hoops supporters to hear that Abada has changed agent, which could be the catalyst for a move away in the near future.
While his minutes have been fairly limited this term, he still boasts six goals and one assist in the Scottish Premiership, including two strikes against bitter rivals Rangers (Transfermarkt).
Nonetheless, the Israel international is still only 20 years of age, and so it would be a shame to see him move on so early in his career.
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