Celtic have been linked with a lot of names over the past few weeks as they search for a replacement for Neil Lennon, but Eddie Howe’s name came up on a consistent basis.
There was a feeling that he might want to stay in the Premier League and that Celtic may wait until the summer to see how John Kennedy fared in a caretaker role, but they’ve made their move today as it’s confirmed that contact has been made with the former Bournemouth boss:
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Celtic have made contact with Eddie Howe for their vacant manager role pic.twitter.com/BuWpj2r5bF
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) April 1, 2021
Clearly both sides will still need to reach an agreement, but this looks like Howe will be the next Celtic boss unless anything goes wrong.