Efe Ambrose's loan move to Blackburn may not stand
Celtic defender Efe Ambrose completed a last-minute loan move to Blackburn yesterday on deadline day.
However, the Nigeria international's transfer may reportedly not stand pending an investigation by the Football League.
Football website AllNigeriaSoccer claims the EFL are investigating whether or not all the paperwork for the deal was filed by the 11pm deadline.
Efe Ambrose's move to Blackburn was reportedly not ratified by the English Football League
The report says the deal was not ratified by the English authorities before the transfer window closed.
If the deal falls through it will be a huge disappointment for Ambrose who has been out of favour at Celtic Park this season.
The 28-year-old made the move to Blackburn in search of regular first-team football and called the deal an "opportunity to start afresh".
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When asked by Sky Sports if the deal had been completed last night, Ambrose said: "Yes, it's done.
"It's an opportunity to start afresh again and to bring my career back.
"I am on loan there to prove a point and to contribute to the club.
Efe Ambrose has been out of favour this season at Celtic
"I know the situation they have, they are at the bottom [of the championship] and so I will do my bit to help them get out of relegation.
"That is the most important thing for me right now."
Ambrose is under contract with Celtic until May 2017.