In reaction, Anderson took to Twitter to relay the news, adding that the former Norwich City manager is “highly thought of” by the Celtic hierarchy – who are currently looking for a long-term replacement for Neil Lennon after the 49-year-old resigned earlier this year.
However, fans of Celtic then flocked to have their say on the matter, with many appearing distraught at the prospect of Neil being appointed as their club’s new permanent manager this summer.
Would Alex Neil be a good appointment for Celtic?
So, what exactly did these Celtic fans have to say in reaction to Barry Anderson’s tweet regarding Alex Neil?
“No no no no no.”
“‘Journalist’ makes up story.”
All in all, it would appear as if these Celtic fans are firmly against the idea of their club appointing Neil, and considering the fact that his former Preston side currently occupy 16th place in the Championship table having picked up just one point from their last five league fixtures, it is not hard to understand why.