CELTIC defender Erik Sviatchenko is on the brink of agreeing a move to Danish outfit FC Midtjylland. 

The centre-back spent the second half of the season on loan with his former club and reports in Denmark suggest he is closing in on a deal until 2022. 

It is believed that a permanent move is imminent. 

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Sviatchenko joined Celtic in January 2016 and made 63 appearances for the Bhoys, but fell out of favour at Parkhead after returning from injury in November. 

The 26-year-old made just two appearances for Brendan Rodgers' side in the 2017/18 campaign, both of which came in the Champions League qualifying rounds. 

Sviatchenko's fortunes changed after returning to his home country in January, missing just one game for Midtjylland as they clinched the Danish Superliga title.