Former Athlone Town defender Brian McCarthy gave us his thoughts.
Shane Duffy is being linked with a move to Championship club Nottingham Forest, who are managed by Chris Hughton.
The Republic of Ireland centre half is currently on loan at Celtic from Brighton.
Duffy has endured a disappointing spell since moving to Parkhead.
Former Athlone Town defender Brian McCarthy gave his thoughts on why the move isn't working out for Duffy: