Bolton fans react on Twitter to appointment of former Celtic boss Neil Lennon

Neil Lennon has been announced as Championship side Bolton's new manager.

Championship strugglers Bolton Wanderers have appointed former Celtic boss Neil Lennon as their new manager.

The Northern Irishman succeeds Dougie Freedman, who was sacked with the Trotters bottom of the league on just five points from 11 games.

Bolton have one less point than Blackpool, who started the season with just only registered players, and a goal difference of -13, the worst in the division.

A club statement read: "Bolton Wanderers are delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Lennon as the club’s new manager.

"Lennon, 43, joins the club after a successful four-year spell at the helm of Scottish giants Celtic, where he won three league titles, two domestic cups and led the side in European competition.

"Lennon also enjoyed a decorated playing career, most notably with Crewe Alexandra, Leicester City and Celtic, as well as representing Northern Ireland on the international stage."

But how have fans reacted?

A few doubters have inevitably surfaced, though Bolton fans, on the whole, seem to have been pleased and impressed by the appointment of the former SPL man. Some, meanwhile, have expressed their previous dislike for the 43-year-old, although they are keen to be won round by the Northern Irishman.

Here are the best fan reactions on Twitter...

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