Thomas Rogne reveals frustration over Celtic contract talks
THOMAS Rogne has revealed that he is unhappy with the new contract Celtic have offered him and could now be set to walk away in January.
The defender’s deal runs out at the end of the season, meaning he could sign for a new club in the next transfer window.
Despite months of negotiations, Rogne is not satisfied with the offer currently on the table.
Rogne, 22, told The Sun newspaper: “It’s really frustrating. I thrive at Celtic and definitely want to stay, but the salary will have to reflect my value. I have played when I have been healthy and feel I should be paid like the others in the team.
“But this deal is much worse and I don’t require too much to stay.”
His comments come after Parkhead boss Neil Lennon said that he wanted to reward the players who helped Celtic reach the group stage of the Champions League with new deals.
Rogne told the Daily Record: “This is about the economy... The salary must reflect my value.”
The centre-half has established himself in the Celtic team this season, but now faces competition from Nigerian Efe Ambrose, who joined the club on transfer deadline day.
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