Celtic ace Nir Bitton answers questions over his future amid recent Arsenal speculation

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Nir Bitton says he is happy at Celtic despite speculation over interest from Celtic.

Celtic midfielder Nir Bitton has says he is happy with the Bhoys, but has dreamt of playing in one of Europe's top league, as quoted by the Daily Mail.

The Israeli international, 23, joined Celtic from FC Ashdod in 2013, and despite being seen as Victor Wanyama's replacement, he didn't really play much of a key role under Neil Lennon.

However, under Ronny Deila, Bitton's Celtic career has taken off, and he is now seen as an integral player for Celtic having struck up a strong midfield partnership with Scott Brown.

After the sale of Virgil van Dijk to Southampton, Bitton is now seen as being the next Celtic star who can eventually make the move to the Premier League, and recent speculation has linked him with heading to England.

The Glasgow Evening Times noted last week that Arsenal had been scouting Bitton, with Arsene Wenger seemingly looking for a new defensive midfielder in the January transfer window.

Now, with questions surrounding Bitton's future, the dominant midfielder has now admitted that he would love to play for a big European club, but is happy with Celtic, labelling them a 'superb club'.

"My dream is to play in one of Europe’s top leagues," said Bitton. "I’m currently at a superb club but I would enjoy playing against the world’s best players," he added.

Arsenal certainly fit the bill of being a top European club, and Bitton could be what the Gunners want too. At 6ft 5in, Bitton can be physically impressive, but he also has composure in possession and can protect the back four - making him potentially ideal for the Premier League.

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