Brown: I'm staying put

Scott Brown insists he has no plans to quit Celtic despite reported interest from Newcastle.

Scott Brown insists he has no plans to quit Celtic despite reported interest from Newcastle.

The Hoops skipper says he has ignored speculation linking him with a move south of the border.

Brown – who has a year left on his current deal – is determined to remain at Parkhead and claim more silverware with Celtic.

He told the Daily Record: “I’ve heard all the stuff about Newcastle but I haven’t paid the slightest attention to it. I’m captain of Celtic Football Club, why would I even think about going anywhere else?

“A few weeks ago I had the privilege of lifting my first piece of silverware since being given the armband 18 months ago. As the gaffer said himself ’this is not the end, it’s only the beginning’.

“I have a hunger to win more trophies as Celtic captain so that I can look back at my time at the club and consider myself to have been a success.

“The club has turned a corner since Neil Lennon became manager. We are young, fit and desperate to deliver for the supporters. With Lenny in charge I’m sure we’ll do that.”

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