Friday, 23rd May, 2014

Falkenbergs are not concerned about the prospect of losing manager Henrik Larsson, believing he is certain to stay put, amid speculation of interest from Celtic.

The Scottish champions lost their manager, Neil Lennon, yesterday, as the Northern Irishman opted to steer his career in a different direction.

Larsson, a Celtic legend, was instantly linked with taking over at Paradise, however the former Sweden striker quickly insisted his focus remains on ensuring Falkenbergs are not relegated from the Swedish top flight.

And the club themselves are confident of keeping hold of the 42-year-old.


Hakan Nilsson, Falkenbergs sporting director, told the BBC Larsson had been contacted by another club recently, but rebuffed the approach: "He told me he has said 'no', and I know him as a man of his word.

"We have no concerns about him leaving.

"I speak to Henrik every day and we are focusing on tomorrow's game [at home to Hacken]. I have no problem with the club who has spoken to Henrik. He had said 'no' and therefore it is no question for us."

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