Date: 30th August 2006 at 12:21pm
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… and today agreed a deal with Scottish side Celtic.

Gravesen was also a target for Glenn Roeder and the player insisted he would rather play in the Premiership than Scotland. But something has got in the way of a deal to St James’ Park. Wages? Transfer money? Signing on fee? Who knows.

Gravesen: ‘I can only say Gordon Strachan, John Sivebaek (Gravesen’s agent) and myself have come to an agreement and we are going to release a statement tomorrow.’