JOTA has not been far from the headlines since swapping Scotland for Saudi Arabia this summer.
And according to Frank McAvennie, he won’t be far awayin the window either.
The Portuguese outsider sealed a mega-money move to Al-Ittihad at the end of June, giving the Hoops a significant premium on the transfer fee they paidby making his loan agreement permanent.
But not everything has gone well in Jeddah and reports are mounting that suggest he has not yet settled in to his new homeand could be out of Nuno Espirito Santo’s plans.
French superstars Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante are among his current teammates, and rumor has it Mo Salahto work together again which also caused the Saudi Pro League to postpone it .
And although links to Fenerbahce, Al-Ettifaq and a notable contract termination have not materialized, he has yet to start a game and could be on his way.
And earlierand St Mirren Frank McAvenie says his path could lead BACK to Parkhead in a sensational signing.
Speak with Football Insider Macca believes he could be reunited with the Hoops and his old teammates, and under new boss Brendan Rodgers.
Celtic have signed Luis Palma to replace the winger, but with Liel Abada injured, Parkhead is short of first-pick wide players to take on Daizen Maeda.
And McAvennie explained: “Maeda is doing wonderfully.
“He’s just up and down, defending and it doesn’t matter whether he’s on the right or left side.
“But someone told mecomes back in January.
“It would beI want him back because you know what you expect from him, but I think Brendan needs to sit down with the people in charge and tell them he needs to sign some players.”
Rodgers last week made his frustrations in the transfer market clear during the summer window – despite bringing in NINE new faces.
But onecrisis in his The rookie pairing of Liam Scales and Gustaf Lagerbielke have come together, even though the two have kept two clean sheets in their last two league games in the domestic league.
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