Glasgow Celtic defender Mikael Lustig is set to decide his future with the club later this week, according to a report published by The Sun.

The 32-year-old has reportedly attracted interest from the likes of Malmo and AIK Stockholm in his homeland of Sweden, as well as from other clubs across Europe.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon is reportedly looking to tie down Lustig to a long-term deal in order to add strength in depth as well as experience to his side ahead of next season as they look to successfully defend the domestic treble, which they claimed for a third successive season.

Lustig has been with the Hoops since 2012 and has since gone on to make 226 appearances in all competitions for the club. He has helped Celtic to win eight Scottish Premiership titles, four Scottish Cups as well as four Scottish League Cups.

He has nothing left to prove to anyone in Scotland and could be tempted to leave the club for a new challenge, especially if he is not given first-team assurances ahead of next season.

Lustig will be looking to be part of the Sweden side which could compete in Euro 2020 and if he wants to boost his chances of potentially making the final cut, he will need to be playing as regularly as possible.

Lustig, who is currently Celtic vice-captain, is one of the most popular figures within the club’s dressing room. However, he is unlikely to gain regular first-team action at the club next season and this could ultimately influence his decision.


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