Celtic have been placed third in world football for outgoing transfers, according to the latest FIFA Global Transfer tracker over the past 12 months.
World football's governing body publish their annual report about the transfer market and have revealed there were a total of 54,739 cross-border global transfers in 2021.It collates, representing 179 different nationalities.And FIFA revealed that out of those 4,544 clubs, Celtic were in third place for outgoing transfers after 32 players were either sold or allowed to move in 2021.Only Manchester City with 41 players and Portuguese outfit Portimonense with 34 were ahead of the Hoops for outgoing numbers across the five confederations of UEFA, CONMEBOL, Concacaf, AFC and CAF.
Celtic's mass exodus included selling Odsonne Edouard for £14 million to Crystal Palace, Jeremie Frimpong to Bayer Leverkusen for £11.5 million, Kristoffer Ajer for £13.5 million to Brentford, Ryan Christie for £2.5 million to Bournemouth and Patryk Klimala for £3.5 million to New York Red Bulls. Get all the latest Celtic news sent straight to your Inbox every day by signing up to our newsletter.We cover every morsel of information regarding your favourite club in the form of articles, videos and podcasts.The newsletter will arrive every day at 12pm, giving you a round up of the best stories we've covered that in the last 24 hours.To sign up, simply enter your email address into the link here.And if you aren't already, make sure you join the conversation over on our Celtic Facebook group and Record Sport Instagram.
Additionally, Celtic also saw Scott Brown move to Aberdeen, Jack Harper move for Oostende for £1.35 million, Vakoun Issouf Bayo earned Celtic £1.4 million for his move to Gent, Marian ShvedRead more on dailyrecord.co.uk