Maeda was part of the Celtic team that demolished Ross County on the weekend.
His relentless pressure, even when his team was leading 4-0, was lauded by both the manager and fans.
Daizen was called back to the Japanese national team for their upcoming doubleheader last week.
In order to return in time for the Glasgow Derby, the striker/winger was scheduled to fly out on a long-haul flight and play two games. But that is no longer the case.
According to Japanese journalist Dan Orlowitz, Maeda has withdrawn from the international team for conditioning grounds rather than injury.
Ahead of the Glasgow Derby at Ibrox, Daizen will be staying in Glasgow and resting up ahead of Celtic’s next match.
In the most recent Glasgow derby, Celtic defeated their rivals 3-0 at Celtic Park thanks in part to a late Daizen substitution.
Despite the fact that it was Daizen’s final international call-up, the coach decided to use him twice as a sub.
After playing a full season in Japan and then jumping right into the thick of things with Celtic, the Japanese have made it clear that the player needs a break.
This is fantastic news, and we couldn’t be happier. There is still a chance that Reo Hatate will fly out to join the Japan squad.