Eboue Kouassi: Celtic midfielder joins Genk on loan

Celtic have confirmed the transfer of Eboue Kouassi to Belgian side KRC Genk on a loan deal until the end of the season.

Eboue Kouassi has joined KRC Genk on loan

The Ivorian midfielder has played 22 times since joining the Hoops from Russian side Krasnodar in January 2017, but endured a lengthy spell on the sidelines after sustaining a serious knee injury in a Betfred Cup semi-final clash with Hearts in October 2018.

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Genk, four-time winners of the Belgian top flight, currently sit sixth and are 18 points behind league-leaders Club Brugge.

The Belgians, managed by Hannes Wolf, have an option to buy Kouassi in the summer if the loan is successful.