Ulster man favourite for Toffees job should Moyes leave.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon has emerged as the favourite to take over the hotseat at Everton should David Moyes leave to replace Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, according to The Express.
Moyes is the bookmakers favourite to take over at Old Trafford and news of his departure won’t come as a shock considering he had yet to agree to a new deal ahead of his expiring contract this summer and the club had already begun to research potential replacements before the events of yesterday had even occurred.
And reports suggest that Everton have narrowed their shortlist down with Celtic manager Neil Lennon appearing near the top alongside Roberto Martinez of Wigan Athletic.
The former Leicester midfielder is thought to be of interest because of his ability to keep Celtic at the peak of the SPL and competing in the Champions League on a shoestring budget.
Lennon has won back-to-back titles in the SPL and oversaw the club’s most successful Champions League campaign ever this season and though it may take a lot to convince him to give up the role, Everton’s proximity to the top four may be enough to persuade him to return to the Premier League.
The 41-year-old took charge of Celtic in 2010 and has won nearly 70% of his 171 games in charge at Parkhead.