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Benfica play down Celtic interest in Djuricic

Portuguese giants Benfica are calm regarding reported Celtic interest in Filip Djuricic.

It is believed that the Hoops are keen on the 21-year old Serbian attacking midfielder, who only arrived from Heerenveen this past summer, but a Benfica spokesman says the club has not yet heard anything of the sort.

"We have not received any call regarding the transfer of Filip Djuricic," the spokesman told Sky Sports.

Djuricic has made a total of nine appearances in all competitions for the Primeira Liga leaders this term, scoring once in a Europa League win over Anderlecht.

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