Last Updated: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:14
Neil Lennon has rejected claims made by Victor Wanyama's agent that Celtic are trying to force a transfer to Southampton.
Saints have seen a bid of £12million accepted by Celtic for the combative midfielder, but it remains to be seen as to whether the deal will go ahead.
Wanyama's agent Ivan Modia said the terms offered by Southampton fell "way below" the midfielder's expectations and suggested Celtic were trying to force through a transfer.
Celtic boss Lennon, however, has rejected Modia's claims and insists the SPL side have done nothing wrong in the way they have dealt with Southampton's bid.
Lennon said: "We accepted a bid from Southampton, we've done nothing wrong.
"The ball is firmly in his representative's court. We're unhappy, as we dealt with it as professionally as possible.
"All we did was accept a bid from Southampton, a very good, progressive club. But there seems to be other parties wanting to block the deal."
Lennon admits he is unsure if Southampton will return with a new offer for Wanyama, who has also been linked with Cardiff, Stoke and Liverpool in recent weeks.
He added: "We felt the money was right for us, a good business deal for the club. Whether it resurfaces again, I don't know.
"The fact we accepted a bid tells you we felt it matched our valuation of the player. I don't know where we are with it at minute."
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