Report: Celtic hold talks with Damien Duff

A general view inside the stadium during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier between Celtic and AEK Athens at Celtic Park Stadium on August 8, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic are reportedly looking at former Chelsea star Damien Duff for the Under-20 coaching role.

Fulham's Damien Duff (left) and Chelsea's Ryan Bertrand battle for the ball

Celtic have held talks with former Chelsea star Damien Duff over a coaching role at the Hoops, according to The Scottish Sun.

It has been reported that Celtic are looking to appoint former Republic of Ireland international Duff - who could operate as a winger or as a forward - as their new manager of the Under-20 side.

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The Hoops have been looking for a new Under-20 coach Shaun Maloney left the role back in September to focus full-time on his job at the Belgium national football team.

Duff, who knows current Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers from his time at Premier League giants Chelsea, is currently coaching the Shamrock Rovers Under-15 team.

A general view inside the stadium during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier between Celtic and AEK Athens at Celtic Park Stadium on August 8, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Good move for Damien Duff and Celtic?

Duff was a brilliant player back in his day, as he was successful during his time at Blackburn Rovers, Chelsea, Newcastle United and Fulham in England.

The former Republic of Ireland international is doing well as a coach of the Shamrock Rovers Under-15s, and the 39-year-old would be a good appointment for the Bhoys’ Under-20 side.

Damien Duff and Mahamadou Diarra of Fulham confront referee Mark Clattenburg after he awarded a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven...

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