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Lassana Diarra speaks out over 'Celtic deal' on Twitter

Former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder, also linked to Newcastle United, refutes suggestions of a move.

Lassana Diarra has rejected claims he has signed for Celtic.

The midfielder has taken to Twitter to address reports in France Football he has agreed a six-month deal with the SPL side. 

The former Real Madrid midfielder is a free agent after being released by Lokomotiv Moscow in September, and the national press claimed over the weekend he had flown to Scotland to negotiate a deal.

The Mirror claimed also that Newcastle were trying to hijack a deal, but it appears that neither club are close.

Diarra did not suggest he was not interested in Celtic, instead placing emphasis on the suggestion an agreement has been reached.

As a free agent at 29, it's unclear at this stage which direction he sees his career going, but it does not seem to have got the shot in the arm suggested earlier today.

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