Caldwell: Bhoys wanted to keep me

15 January 2010 09:32
Scotland defender Caldwell, 27, was officially unveiled as a Wigan player on Thursday in a reported £1million contract.[LNB]He left Parkhead six months before his Celtic deal was due to expire after talks over an extension broke down.[LNB]He has now suggested Mowbray was happy to concede to his wage demands but was vetoed by chief executive Peter Lawwell and majority shareholder Dermot Desmond.[LNB]Caldwell said in the Scottish Sun: "You have to ask Peter and Dermot if they underestimated me as a footballer.[LNB]"They judged me and their judgment was a little bit off from mine. I have no regrets - I had three and a half years there and they were great for me. Hopefully I was good for them.[LNB]"But the boss had one opinion and the club had a different one. I think the club won in the end."[LNB]He added: "The gaffer told me at different times he wanted me to stay. Ultimately, we came to a crossroads and it went the wrong way for me and my future at Celtic.[LNB]"There was one negotiation between my agent and Peter."[LNB][LNB] Celtic v Falkirk. Click here to bet.  

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