Celtic boss Lennon admits Newcastle midfielder Barton out of reach

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has cooled talk of a move for Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton. Lennon says Barton's personal terms are too rich for them.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has cooled talk of a move for Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton.

Lennon says Barton's personal terms are too rich for them.

"I might have to remortgage the club to get Joey in. The keeper story (Reading's Alex McCarthy), again, is just speculation at the moment," said Lennon.

"We have goalkeeper options, but I can’t give you any more at the minute. We are no further down the line than we were at the weekend."

 
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