No Balde offer by Palace

  • Last Updated: June 12 2013, 12:03 BST

Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish has stressed the club have had no contact with Vitoria Guimaraes striker Amido Balde.

Amido Balde: Looks set for Celtic move
Amido Balde: Looks set for Celtic move

Reports had suggested Palace were interested in the 22-year-old Guinea-Bissau-born former Portugal youth international, who arrived in Glasgow on Monday ahead of talks over a proposed move to Celtic.

But regarding Balde, Parish, quoted by the Croydon Advertiser, said: "We haven't made an offer.

"It is a total fabrication and we have never heard of him or spoken to his representatives."

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