Ajax Cape City have confirmed Rivaldo Coetzee’s transfer to Celtic is off after he failed a medical.
An underlying foot downside, believed to be a problem with the bone fusing , was found throughout his medical and Ajax CT say he’ll return to the membership for additional test ups.
A press release on the South African membership’s official web site learn: “Ajax Cape City can affirm that Rivaldo Coetzee will return to the membership from Johannesburg the place the participant was present process a medical examination forward of a proposed switch to Scottish champions, Glasgow Celtic.
“Following a routine medical examination carried out by the Celtic medical division they found an underlying downside along with his proper foot. The golf equipment have been subsequently unable to conclude the deal primarily based on the medical data out there. The participant will return to Ajax Cape City for additional analysis.
“The harm has not hampered Coetzee to this point having not missed out on any aggressive motion both for his membership or the nationwide staff. Ajax Cape City can affirm that they weren’t conscious of any situation that will have probably hampered a switch to Celtic.
“Whereas disenchanted that the deal couldn’t be accomplished at this level the membership are totally dedicated to giving the participant the care and a focus required with a view to make a full restoration.
“Stuart Baxter, the Bafana Bafana head coach, has been knowledgeable as Rivaldo had been known as up for the upcoming matches in opposition to Cape Verde.”
Earlier tonight, Rodgers mentioned he wasn’t conscious of hypothesis Coetzee had failed a medical and mentioned: “Okay, I’m awaiting on that. My understanding is that Tim Williamson is over there.
“I spoke to him final night time, so I’ll get the clarification on that.”