Scott Brown to reportedly choose 'two-year Aberdeen deal' over Celtic stay

Scott Brown has been offered a two-year deal by Aberdeen and could be set to turn down Celtic.

The Parkhead captain is wanted by new Dons boss Stephen Glass in a player-coach role.

Brown would continue playing while also acting as Glass’ assistant.

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Aberdeen are keen to wrap up the pre-contract agreement soon, according to the Scottish Sun, with the player’s Celtic deal expiring at the end of the season.

Scott Brown is reportedly set to join Aberdeen on a two-year deal. Picture: SNS
Scott Brown is reportedly set to join Aberdeen on a two-year deal. Picture: SNS

Celtic have reportedly put forward a one-year extension but with no manager announced there is a degree of uncertainty for Brown remaining at Parkhead where he has played more than 600 games and won 22 trophies.

Glass and Brown formed a close relationship while at Hibs and the new Dons boss sees the midfielder is an influential figure, on and off the field, as part of his management team.

His appointment to replace Derek McInnes was confirmed on Tuesday and he has vowed to implement an “attacking style”.

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