Boli Bolingoli: Amiens SC make loan bid for Celtic defender who broke coronavirus rules

Celtic looking to offload player and targeting replacements, with Leeds left-back Barry Douglas high up on their shortlist

Celtic defender Boli Bolingoli
Image: Boli Bolingoli left Parkhead chiefs and manager Neil Lennon furious after travelling to Spain last week

French club Amiens SC have made a loan bid for Celtic's Boli Bolingoli, who broke coronavirus rules.

Sky Sports News understands the Ligue 2 side's loan offer includes an option to buy at the end of the season, for a fee of £2.3m.

Bolingoli left Parkhead chiefs and manager Neil Lennon furious after travelling to Spain last week, failing to tell the club and quarantine.

Celtic's Boli Bolingoli during the Scottish Premiership match against Kilmarnock 1:29
Former Rangers striker Kris Boyd and former Scotland striker James McFadden have condemned the behaviour of Bolingoli

He featured in the 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock on Sunday, before admitting to Lennon that he had been to the 'high risk' country.

Celtic are looking to offload the player and are already targeting replacements, with Leeds left-back Barry Douglas high up on their shortlist.

Celtic, Aberdeen matches postponed after protocol breaches

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Celtic boss Lennon says everyone at the club is shocked and appalled at Bolingoli's disregard for coronavirus protocols

Celtic and Aberdeen's next two Premiership games have been postponed after high-profile breaches of coronavirus quarantine rules.

The move comes after Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon accused players of being "incapable of living up to their responsibilities", with Celtic's Boli Bolingoli breaking coronavirus quarantine protocols before playing in their 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock on Sunday.

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Aberdeen's trip to St Johnstone was also called off due to two of their players testing positive for coronavirus.

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Highlights of the Scottish Premiership match between Kilmarnock and Celtic

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