As the dust settles on the Celtic Treble celebrations and the fans start to digest the news that Ange Postecoglou is heading towards the Parkhead exit, the Celtic fans, the manager and the players can proudly look back at this season’s accomplishments.

The players are now on holiday and can officially relax from club duty. But for Daizen Maeda, the Celtic winger will return to Japan to pay a visit to his former club, Mito HollyHock where he spent a season on loan in 2017. [PR Times]

The 25-year-old was just starting off in the game when he joined the J2 League side from Matsumoto Yamaga. [Yamaga FC]. He made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 13 goals and creating four assists.

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But he has clearly left a lasting impression as he has been invited as a special guest to take in the Japanese second-tier sides match against FC Machida Zelvia on Saturday the 24th of June. He will also sit down and take part in a talk show and take a half-time walk around on the pitch.

It will be interesting to hear what Maeda will have to say or if he will address the current events at the club. Ange Postecoglou was a major influence in bringing Maeda to Celtic.

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Maeda will undoubtedly be disappointed at the news that Ange Postecoglou is set to leave for Spurs. The Japanese winger and the Celtic manager have a close bond after serving two years together at Yokohama F Marinos.

In fact, it was Postecoglou that signed Maeda for the J League club and continued their partnership when Ange brought him to Celtic on 31st December 2021.

However the events of the next few days unfold, Maeda will remain a Celtic player and will look forward to next season’s Champions League challenge with a new manager at the helm.

In other news, Chris Sutton pokes fun at the Rangers manager as Ange Postecoglou’s Celtic exit nears

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