Celtic have reportedly ‘made contact’ with former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe over potentially replacing Neil Lennon as manager – and Rangers fans on Twitter are
According to Sky Sports, the Parkhead side have contacted Howe after he became the eighth name to be installed as favourite (one more than games Celtic have won in 2021).
Rangers’ title win has sparked an exodus at Parkhead with Lennon, Peter Lawwell, Scott Brown and director of football Nick Hammond all leaving as a result of this term’s abject failure.
The possible arrival of Howe has Rangers fans delighted with few seeming to rate the former Cherries boss, who has been out of work since leaving Bournemouth last year.
Howe is the latest in a long line of names to be linked – and then almost immediately ruled out of the job – as Celtic look for someone who can attempt to bring them closer to Gerrard’s dominant Rangers.
If Howe does get the job, fans aren’t convinced he has what it takes to cope with the massive pressure that comes with the Light Blues or their bitter rivals – with one predicting he’ll be gone by Christmas.
Here are some of the comments from Rangers fans on Twitter:
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