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TAXI FOR TONEV AND WAKASO

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Bulgarian winger Aleksandar Tonev faces the boot from Celtic AND Aston Villa at the end of the season.
The player, who started only four games for the Hoops after joining on a season-long loan from the Midlands outfit, will leave the SPFL champions next month.
And the international, who cost Paul Lambert £2.2million when he signed from Lech Poznan in the summer of 2013, will be told he has no future at Villa by new boss Tim Sherwood.
Tonev hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons after making his debut in the 2-1 win over Aberdeen at Parkhead on 13th September.
Dons defender Shay Logan accused his opponent of racially abusing him during the game and the 27-year-old flanker was banned for seven games for “using abusive language of a racist nature”. No-one other than Logan heard these remarks.
The Hoops appealed the decision, but it was thrown out and the loanee sat out a chunk of the early part of the campaign.
His last appearance was as a surprise substitute during Ronny Deila’s side’s controversial 3-2 extra-time Scottish Cup semi-final exit against Inverness Caley Thistle last month. Tonev looked rusty and was not able to bring anything positive to the team as Celtic crashed out of the competition.
Tonev still has two years of his Villa contract to run, but Sherwood will attempt to strike a deal to get him off the books in the summer.
Another temporary transfer that will not be extended is that of Marabak Wakaso, who arrived at the Hoops from Russian side Ruben Kazan and made a sensational start with a wonder goal in the 2-2 draw with Salzburg in the Europa League In Austria in September.
However, the Ghanian international failed to live up to his early promise and, after a mere eight starts, is heading for the exit.
Deila also axed fellow-Norwegian Jo Inge Berget after taking him on loan from Cardiff City in July. The winger made his debut in the disastrous 4-1 collapse against Legia Warsaw in Poland.
He scored two goals in the 6-1 Premiership win over Dundee United in Glasgow a month later, but he was returned to the Welsh club in January and, subsequently, released from his contract. He now plays for Malmo.
 
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