Former Manchester United and Ireland midfielder Roy Keane could be about to become the new Celtic manager – and Rangers fans are absolutely buzzing at the prospect of the ex-Ipswich and Sunderland boss returning to Scottish football.
Keane has been touted as a possible replacement for Neil Lennon at Parkhead and the rumour machine went into overdrive on the back of a vague tweet from Sky Sports colleague Micah Richards.
— Micah Richards (@MicahRichards) March 25, 2021
Despite having not managed in a decade – and been a pretty spectacular failure as a manager when he was in the dugout – Rangers fans are looking forward to the possibility of Keane and Steven Gerrard going head-to-head on the touchline.
With one more Old Firm game to come this season Keane could even be in the dugout at Ibrox in May if the rumours are true and he is indeed set to return to Celtic Park.
If he does arrive at Parkhead, he’ll have a massive task on his hands to rebuild a shattered squad who have fallen miles away from Rangers as Gerrard’s side ran away with the league.
Fans on Twitter have their fingers crossed that Keane is the man to replace Lennon – and Richards’ tweet really got fans’ interest.
Here are some of the comments from Rangers fans on Twitter:
I don’t see how Keane is an upgrade to Lennon? They seem to be similar types of manager
— Mr M (@MBS1872) March 25, 2021
Please lord let celtc sign Keane. It would be good for the Scottish game, hopefully get some more Sky money and Rangers will probably win the league for the next 3 years. https://t.co/LTKbpHIN8Y
— Gregor (@ImJustGregor) March 25, 2021
Woke up to Roy Keane all over my twitter timeline.
If that's the route they're taking then yes please.
Had a quick check, hasn't managed for 10 years and win ratio of 38%.
Get it done Sellik. Sound appoinment.😂😂
— Kenny (ninj) (@kenny47110) March 25, 2021
— Garry Carmody (@GarryCarmody) March 25, 2021
Surely not 😂😂😂
If this absolute clown Keane becomes Celtic manager I’m gonna be jumping about the room. https://t.co/26A0Cvo5s9
— 𝐒𝐜𝐨𝐭𝐭 🇳🇬 🇿🇲 🇨🇴 (@RakoTuke) March 25, 2021
Please please please please please please please please please please please please please please please let this be what I think it is 👀🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/g82hQoBzjs
— Shamen360 (@Shamen360) March 25, 2021
Hahahaha it's happening lads😂 Keane on his way to be sacked in 6 months time😂 https://t.co/jXJFlgA85q
— Jamie-Lee Wilson (@JamieLeeWilson9) March 25, 2021
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