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Celtic’s search for a new manager has taken on an exciting life over the past week, with the Bhoys really stepping up their search to replace Neil Lennon.
It has been touted that several managers will take over, but there is one name that now seems to be at the top of their list.
Which is the word?
Journalist Alan Nixon reported Earlier this week, Eddie Howe was a serious candidate to become Celtic’s new manager.
That information has now also been reported by The Scottish sun.. They claim Howe is indeed in frame to take over, but have also revealed the 43-year-old’s stance when addressing Parkhead.
They claim that the former Bournemouth boss is seriously interested in succeeding Lennon in Glasgow.
Howe has even started his own due diligence on the club’s behind-the-scenes structure and probed in-game contacts who have close ties to Celtic.
Who would you prefer at Celtic?
Having sought the advice of those connections, you are ready to return to management and become the new manager of Bhoys.
Fantastic news for Celtic
For the past week or so, the Hoops hierarchy hasn’t had a particularly easy time trying to find Lennon’s replacement.
However, they’ve gotten some boosts in recent days with Lucien Favre and now Howe. reportedly interested in becoming the next Celtic chieftain.
If those two names are at the forefront of Dermot Desmond’s thinking, fans should be completely delighted. Celtic podcaster Paul John Dykes revealed last week that Keane’s potential arrival had plummeted among fans.
However, Favre and Howe have accomplished much more and have not had ten years out of management either.
Favre had a win rate of 61.82% before losing his job to Borussia Dortmund in December, while Howe’s accomplishments make impressive read.
In two separate stints, he led Bournemouth from League Two to the Premier League, establishing themselves at England’s top flight.
He is meticulous in training camp and is known for developing and utilizing young domestic talents; something that would certainly benefit the Hoops.
If Desmond took him to Parkhead, it would be a brilliant appointment, one that could breathe new life into a decrepit group of experts.