Celtic and Southampton agree fee for Stuart Armstrong

Southampton have agreed a fee with Celtic for midfielder Stuart Armstrong.

The 26-year-old is now discussing terms with the Premier League club to make the switch from Celtic Park to St Mary’s.

Armstrong signed a new two-year contract last summer and only has a year left on his current deal with the Scottish Premiership champions.

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He joined the club in 2015 from Dundee United and has made 98 appearances, scoring 23 goals in total.

Armstrong made his full Scotland international debut in March 2017, in a 1-0 win against Slovenia, and now has six caps in total to his name.

Crystal Palace and Brighton were also believed to be interested in signing the midfielder.