Fans of Celtic have been reacting to a post on Facebook, which relayed a report that contained the comments of Kevin Phillips, who stated his belief that Neil Lennon should be kept in his job.
Speaking recently to Football Insider, Phillips claimed that, despite the fact Celtic currently trail the league leaders by a whopping 18 points with just eight games remaining of the season, Lennon should be kept on as Celtic boss, as the former Sunderland striker believes that the 48-year-old is “perfect for the job”.
He said: “I think Neil Lennon will keep his job. If they were going to do it, they would have done it by now. They would have done it when things were rock bottom. I think they will stick by Neil Lennon.
“He has done a great job for Celtic. Yes, [they] have had a really tough year but now is the time to back him, not sack him. They will come back strong again next year. The big thing is, he knows how to win the Scottish Premiership. He has the experience. He will know what he needs to put right next season.
“A new manager would change things completely and it could take a while to adapt. In Neil Lennon, they have somebody who knows the league and knows how to win the title. I hope they back him because I think he is perfect for the job. To have the players support is a big boost.”
However, after Celtic Insider relayed the report containing Phillips’ comments on Facebook, fans of the Bhoys flocked to have their say on the matter, with many appearing to be in absolute disagreement with the former footballer’s opinion.
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So, what exactly did these Celtic fans have to say in reaction to Kevin Phillips’ comments regarding Neil Lennon?
All in all, it would appear that these Celtic fans believe that Lennon’s time as Celtic manager is well and truly up, and, considering how far their Old Firm rivals are ahead in the league, as well as Celtic exiting the Europa League group stages after finishing bottom of their group earlier this season, it is not difficult to understand why.