It doesn’t look like Filip Benkovic will be returning to Celtic this season.

The Croatian centre-back has posted a classy tribute to his former teammates and fans on Instagram. The 21-year-old posted a number of images of his time at the club along with a neat message:

“It was a huge honour and privilege to wear the Hoops for a season. The club will always be very special to me. Thank you to my teammates and to the fans for everything. Good luck for the future and historic ten-in-a-row.”

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Benkovic is unlikely to make Celtic return

The post surely rules out the possibility of Benkovic returning to the club this season. The defender is likely to be given a chance under Brendan Rodgers at Leicester City and you wouldn’t back against him forcing a way into the Premier League side’s first eleven.

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Benkovic may have featured little in the final five months of last season but he’ll still be well remembered. He came into the first team at a difficult time and shored things up well alongside Dedryck Boyata.

He’s welcome back at Celtic Park anytime.

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