De Jong 'no' to Celtic
By Gerrit van Leeuwen
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Ajax midfielder Nigel de Jong is not interested in joining Celtic, according to his agent.Ajax midfielder Nigel de Jong has no interest in joining Scottish Premier League leaders Celtic, according to his agent.
Celtic boss Gordon Strachan had reportedly been keen to sign the 21-year-old Holland international, who is set to follow his friend Steven Pienaar in leaving the Amsterdam ArenA.
Pienaar has moved to the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund, who have also spoken with de Jong about a possible deal.
However, Dutch paper the Algemeen Dagblad reports that Sevilla remains de Jong's preferred destination and that talks have already taken place.
De Jong, who has won 10 caps for his country, will be out of contract with Ajax in the summer.