Date: 2nd June 2021 at 12:20pm
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Lots of Celtic fans have been discussing an update from journalist Anthony Joseph that emerged on social media.

Joseph tweeted about whether Celtic could appoint Fergal Harkin as the club’s sporting director, and claimed that Harkin has now decided to stay at Manchester City following discussions about a role at .

The journalist also confirmed that the Bhoys are now looking at other candidates as part of the club’s overhaul behind the scenes.

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This tweet from the journalist drew the attention of many Celtic supporters, who made their views clear about Harkin.

What did Celtic fans make of this update?

“Highest-paid CEO in Scotland justifies his salary yet again. Classic Lawwell.

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“Have to admit, very disappointed in @CelticFC They have had ages to get someone in place. Manager, sporting director, players. There seems to be a huge void in anything there doing.

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“It is rapidly coming to the point where I don’t know why anybody would come to us, in any capacity, be it DOF or manager and it appears like the board couldn’t care less.

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“And the laughing stock continues to blunder from 1 disaster to the next. Chickens coming home to roost football people not touching the club with a barge pole. Get rid of the executives at the club, they are responsible for all of this. An embarrassing time for Celtic fans.”

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“What a shambles Celtic are, could they not have done this 5 months ago.”

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“Shame on the lot of them. Dread next season. Sack The Board!!!!

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“This is getting worse”

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This update comes after the Daily Record had stated that Harkin is unlikely to land the sporting director role at Celtic, who are looking to bring Shaun Maloney back to the club.

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Maloney is said to have held discussions with Peter Lawwell already and he could join the club after the upcoming European Championships, where is part of the Belgium team.

But since Harkin had experience of dealing with transfers at Manchester City and he may have had an idea about the players in England, missing out on him could be considered a blow for the Bhoys.

In other news: ‘Exciting’, ‘Sooner the better’ – Many Celtic fans delighted as transfer news emerges