Report explains shock reason why Michu's agent rejected Celtic transfer

Swansea City striker Michu is reportedly considering retirement.

According to The Mirror, Swansea City striker Michu could retire - and his agents explained that to Celtic when the Scottish giants tried to sign him.

Former Spanish international was once seen as one of the top Premier League strikers, having smashed 22 goals in his first season with Swansea after joining from Rayo Vallecano in 2012.

However, Michu scored just six goals in an injury-hit 2013/14 season, and was loaned out to Napoli last season in what proved to be another year of struggles for the forward.

Many expected Michu to leave Swansea permanently this summer, but no move materialised - despite the Daily Mail claiming that Celtic made a late move to lure Michu up to Glasgow on deadline day.

Now, The Mirror have concurred with those reports, suggesting that Celtic had tried to sign Michu, but were shockingly told by the player's agent that rather than make a move to another club, Michu could instead look to retire from football altogether.

At 29, it would certainly be a huge surprise to see Michu retire, but with an alleged ankle injury that has needed yet another operation, it's believed Michu is instead considering hanging his boots up and preventing any further injuries to that troublesome ankle.

After his stunning 2012/13 season, it would certainly be a shame to see Michu bow out this way, whilst Celtic manager Ronny Deila has to make it until January without another striker being brought in.

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