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Celtic veteran Mikael Lustig wants to extend his contract at Parkhead, despite rumours linking him with a move away.

The 32-year-old’s exit has been mooted in January or the summer, with the Hoops linked with a host of right-backs.

Celtic have a 12-month option to extend Lustig’s stay for another year at the end of the season, however – something Lustig told Expressen he is keen to see happen:

I have a contract with Celtic and hope to extend this.

The ball is with them. If they want me to continue, I’ll stay. If nothing happens, we’ll see.

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Nothing is clear that we should move back to Sweden, so then it might as well be something else abroad.

I’m sure I’ll find something where I feel comfortable. The important thing is it will be good for the family and also in terms of football.

But I hope to remain in Celtic.

Lustig has been a stalwart for Celtic ever since arriving from Rosenborg in 2012.

The Swede has made 226 appearances for the club, winning seven Scottish Premiership titles.

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