posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 01:42 PM
Middlesbrough star Juninho has snubbed the chance to move to Celtic, according to his agent Jonathan Hassel.
The Brazilian was considering a move to Parkhead ahead of the Champions League deadline.
But despite falling down the pecking order at the Riverside Stadium, he has vowed to stay and fight for his place.
Hassel said: "Juninho was very impressed with what Martin O'Neill had to say and was very flattered that a club the size of Celtic had come in for
"But at this moment in time he wants to fight for a first team jersey at Boro.
[Edited on 25/8/04 by TRD]