CELTIC Fans still don’t know much about him but if his latest move is anything to go by, this is a guy who wants to play football and progress.

Reports today that Celtic’s newest permanent striker Vakoun Bayo has had to go into his own pocket to play for his national side this International break should show how serious this young lad takes his football.

Any player taking part in the Ivory Coast under 23 squad has been asked to pay for their own fare to get to the training base. While the countries FA promise to reimburse the players in the future it’s a big commitment from anyone joining up with their country – especially when it’s not the first team.

A statement from the IFF said: “All players who paid for air tickets will be fully reimbursed for their expense. It’s a temporary measure.” as reported by RecordSport.

Vakoun has only played three minutes of first team football for the club since coming in during the January window and the player will be hoping to get a chance in the first team after this current international break.


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