Frank McAvennie has urged Celtic to accept half of what they paid for Patryk Klimala in a bid to get him out of the club.

The former Celtic striker, speaking exclusively to Football Insider, insists that Klimala’s Celtic transfer hasn’t worked out and he is no longer happy at the club.

Klimala, 22, joined Celtic in January 2020 with the Scottish Sun reporting that the club splashed out £3.5million to secure his signature.

After a goalless first season, only three strikes in 24 outings have come this term for the Poland Under 21 striker and McAvennie has seen enough.

The former Celtic man claims he would let Klimala go for half of the reported £3.5million fee after the club didn’t include him in the squad to face Falkirk in the Scottish Cup.

“I would take the money for Klimala,” McAvennie told Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs.

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“If they could get half the money that they paid for him back I would take it. 

“The lad just doesn’t look happy. They’ve tried and tried and tried with him and it’s not worked out for him so they’ve left him out against Falkirk and that’s never a good sign.

“He’s just not done it, he’s not hit the ground running in a season where everyone is under scrutiny and I’m afraid I’d let him go.”

Klimala has only been handed three starts in the Scottish Premiership this season and he failed to score each time he was handed a chance to impress from the off.

With just 580 minutes to his name this season, Klimala’s average time on the pitch for Celtic this term is just 24 minutes per outing with each goal he’s scored coming every 193 minutes.

In other Celtic news, McAvennie’s sources have told him why Eddie Howe won’t become the new Celtic boss after another dramatic twist.