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Celtic target Christopher Jullien admitted he wasn't good enough for the Premier League

Christopher Jullien of Toulouse during the Ligue 1 match between Toulouse and Marseille at Stadium Municipal on May 18, 2019 in Toulouse, France.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has been linked with a big money move for Christopher Jullien.

Toulouse's forward Christopher Jullien (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match, Toulouse against Nancy, on December 17, 2016 at the Municipal Stadium in...

Celtic target Christopher Jullien said that he wasn’t capable of playing in the Premier League last year, meaning that a move to Parkhead could be perfect for him.

Jullien was linked with Newcastle United in the Chronicle last summer, but the Celtic target was very worried about his development.


He said: “I sat down with the coach [Allain] Casanova and we talked. We thought I was missing things [from my game] today.


“The coach knows football and some players who have gone to the Premier League. And I’m not ready.

“I am listening to learn. The day I’m ready, maybe I’ll go elsewhere. For the moment, I am very good here.”

A move to Celtic could, therefore, be a great next step for Jullien to make in his career.

Plenty of players have done brilliantly at Celtic, before making the move to England and impressing.

Ajaccio's forward Ghislain Gimbert (L) vies with Toulouse's French defender Christopher Jullien (R) during the French L1

Jullien would be making a step up if he was to join Celtic too, as he would have a lot of responsibility on his shoulders.

Celtic are thought to be willing to pay £10 million for the towering centre-back (Daily Record), which would make him the club’s record signing.

The Bhoys are short of options at the back, and Jullien would need to hit the ground running at Parkhead.

And the move could be ideal for the Toulouse defender, as he looks to further his career.

Toulouse's French defender Christopher Jullien (L) and his coach Michael Debeve celebrate their 1-0 victory and their staying in League 1 at the end of the French L1

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