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14:35  01 june  2019
14:35  01 june  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Celtic to hold Neil Lennon talks after Scottish Cup final

Celtic to hold Neil Lennon talks after Scottish Cup final Celtic will hold face-to-face talks with interim boss Neil Lennon after the Scottish Cup final ahead of a possible permanent role, according to the Scottish Daily Mail, cited by Football Scotland. The 47-year-old returned to Celtic Park back in February after Brendan Rodgers moved to Premier League outfit Leicester City. Since then, the former Hoops midfielder has guided the club to an eighth consecutive Scottish Premiership title, as well as booking a place in the Scottish Cup final against Hearts in pursuit of a domestic ‘treble treble’. Despite Lennon’s solid second stint in charge of the club, many big names have been tipped for the job.

Peter Lawwell . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lawwell started his career as a trainee accountant with Babcock Energy in the 1970 s .[2] After a career working as an executive for a number of companies, including ICI and He also praised manager Neil Lennon and the management staff.[9].

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Peter Lawwell shows belief in Neil Lennon’s ability on transfers © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Heart of Midlothian v Celtic - Scottish Cup Final

Yesterday it was announced that Celtic great Neil Lennon would return to the club as manager following a successful interim tenure where he guided the club to its third domestic treble in as many years.

The former Celtic captain replaces fellow Northern Irishman Brendan Rodgers, who moved to Leicester in February. When Rodgers left, a number of key figures in his set up left with him, including assistant manager Chris Davies and coach Kolo Toure. The latest to make the switch to the Premier League side is former head of recruitment Lee Congerton.

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Neil Lennon offered the Celtic job on full time basis Celtic have today confirmed that they have offered Neil Lennon the Celtic job on a full-time basis. The news was revealed by the club after Lennon led the Hoops to a historic treble treble, with Celtic clinching the Scottish Cup against Hearts at Hampden Park. Lennon had been the Celtic boss on an interim basis after Brendan Rodgers left the club to join Leicester City in March. Twitter: We are delighted to announce that Neil Lennon has been offered the job as permanent #CelticFC manager and the det… https://t.

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Neil Francis Lennon (born 25 June 1971) is a Northern Irish football coach and former player who is the manager of Scottish Premiership club Celtic.

Congerton’s departure was widely celebrated by fans who had criticised his signing record during his time at Celtic. However, for a modern day football club to be entering a transfer window without a head of player recruitment, it would be expected the club would be left on the back foot.

Newly appointed Celtic manager Neil Lennon confirmed this was not the case. Confirming he had been working on laying the groundwork before knowing if he was going to be the one to carry out this work. Speaking at his official unveiling, Lennon said:

“There’s been work ongoing behind the scenes for the last few weeks, regardless of whether I was going to be here or not.”

Peter Lawwell was very relaxed when asked about a new head of recruitment coming into the club, stating:

“Now that Neil is in we can keep calm and not rush and make the wrong appointment.”

With the decision to take time to appoint a head of recruitment it is clear that Peter Lawwell and the Celtic board feel this will not hinder the performance of the club in the transfer market this summer.

With Champions League qualifiers little over a month away the work which has been put in to prepare for the transfer window will soon be put to the test and we will find out if Lawwell’s faith in Neil Lennon’s ability in the transfer market will be enough to see us progress through to the group stages of the Champions League.

Lennon needs a sizeable budget for squad overhaul says Mark Wilson.
Former Celtic defender Mark Wilson believes Neil Lennon will need a sizeable transfer budget this summer as he looks to invest and strengthen his squad. Despite winning an eighth consecutive Scottish Premiership title last season and completing the famous treble treble, Celtic look set for a busy summer of signings and departures ahead of the 2019/20 campaign. According to the Daily Record, former Hoops defender Wilson claims Lennon needs to strengthen in a number of positions this summer and believes he will need the full backing of the board in order to do so. “It’s going to take a chunk of cash. He needs centre halves, a striker, a right back, cover at left back.

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