Arsenal man set for Parkhead?

VETERAN defender Sol Campbell is “seriously considering” a move to Celtic.

The former England international has reportedly been offered a new one-year deal to stay at Arsenal, where he spent the second half of last season after an ill-fated spell with Notts County.

But Celtic caretaker boss Neil Lennon has also held talks with Campbell and he could be tempted to join the Glasgow giants.

The 35-year-old told the Scottish Sun: “I’ve spoken with Neil about moving to Celtic. And I’ve been impressed with what he had to say.

“We’re talking, although we haven’t yet discussed figures. Nothing is set in stone.”

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Campbell added: “I know Celtic are a massive club. I have to consider them. You can’t ignore it when such a fantastic club makes their interest known.

“Celtic is a serious possibility, but I am also talking to a few other clubs. I’m also giving Arsenal the respect they deserve. If the situation at Arsenal doesn’t resolve itself I know how interested Celtic are. And, yes, I’m seriously considering it.”

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