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SportTierney thanks Rodgers for successful stint at Celtic

13:07  10 march  2019
13:07  10 march  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Lennon returns to Celtic following Rodgers exit

Lennon returns to Celtic following Rodgers exit Celtic Football Club have confirmed that Neil Lennon has returned to his post as the first-team manager on an interim basis. Twitter: Neil Lennon has been named #CelticFC manager until the end of the season. Neil will be joined by John Kennedy as as… https://t.co/5PsXgWSJnI (@CelticFC) The Scotsman will take charge of the Hoops until the end of the season at least following Brendan Rodgers’ departure to Premier League club Leicester City on Tuesday. After Claude Puel was sacked by the Foxes, they established an interest in appointing the Northern Irishman and moved swiftly to secure him as their new manager.

Kieran Tierney says he never considered leaving Celtic after signing a new five-year deal with the Scottish champions. The Isle of Man-born teenager, a product of Celtic 's youth system, was voted Scottish Premiership young player of the year. Rodgers influence.

Celtic defender Kieran Tierney signs a new contract with the Scottish champions, tying him to the The Scotland full-back, 20, has been a first-team regular at Celtic since 2015 and won the first of his I still can't believe it," Tierney told Celtic TV. "It's brilliant to have him [manager Brendan Rodgers ]

Tierney thanks Rodgers for successful stint at Celtic © Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport Celtic v Alashkert FC - UEFA Champions League Qualifier

Kieran Tierney has praised Brendan Rodgers for what he achieved at Celtic, amidst speculation that the Northern Irish manager could be ready to bring him along to Leicester City this summer.

Premier League links aren’t another new for the highly-rated 21-year-old, who has been reportedly targeted by the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United before, and he has already put transfer talk to one side.

He told the Daily Record that all his focus is on Celtic, but couldn’t help signing the new Foxes manager’s praises when asked about his influence on not just the Scottish champions, but also Tierney’s career.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has built a more durable side with essentially the same players as his predecessor, says Richard Wilson. The manager, Brendan Rodgers , was unmoved, even if conceding two goals at Celtic Park in the Champions League play-off round was a reminder of old

Celtic 's Kieran Tierney has thanked manager Brendan Rodgers for backing him to succeed and says he is benefiting from playing in the Champions League. The 20-year-old Scotland international continues to draw praise from Celtic 's management team and this week was rewarded with a six-year

“We thank him for all he has done as he has helped me become a much better player and professional. The standards he set changed football up here. What we achieved over the time he was here was crazy but there is no point in dwelling on the past. We need to look forward.”

The hot conversation surrounding whether Ben Chilwell will be at Leicester next season will only heighten talk linking Tierney with a move to the Premier League, with Manchester City reported suitors of the £50million-rated left-back.

Rodgers’ first transfer window as Leicester manager will be an interesting one in itself, but if he decides to come in for any of his old stars it’s highly doubtful Celtic will let them go without a fight.

Especially someone of Tierney’s current quality and potential.

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Lennon explains Celtic's injury woes.
Neil Lennon has blamed a relentless fixture schedule for Celtic’s ongoing injury problems this season. The Hoops have been battling across four competitions in 2018/19, with domestic and European commitments testing the depth of their squad. Lennon has replaced Brendan Rodgers at Parkhead and he arrived without the services of numerous key men. The likes of Tom Rogic, Callum McGregor, Ryan Christie and Olivier Ntcham have all been unavailable, to name but a few. Kieran Tierney has been out for large periods, Odsonne Edouard has also been absent, as have captain Scott Brown and Nir Bitton, who has missed 11 months of action.

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