Celtic fans discuss prospect of replacing Neil Lennon with David Wagner

A Celtic fan is seen during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Celtic FC and Bayern Muenchen at Celtic Park on October 31, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

David Wagner pulled off a miracle when leading Huddersfield Town to the Premier League but does he deserve to succeed Brendan Rodgers at Celtic?

Neil Lennon the manager of Celtic before the Scottish Cup semi-final between Aberdeen and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 14, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Neil Lennon has surely aced his audition.

Celtic are on the lookout for a new full-time manager after Brendan Rodgers defected to take over at Leicester City two months ago and Lennon, since returning to Parkhead on a short-term, interim contract, could hardly have done much more to suggest he deserves the keys to the Hoops machine.

Not only has Lennon guided Celtic to the verge of the title, he has also masterminded their run to the Scottish Cup final as an unprecedented treble-treble inches closer to reality.

But, according to the Mirror (17 April, page 55), it is far from guaranteed that Lennon will be in the dugout next season.

Huddersfield Town's German head coach David Wagner looks on during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Huddersfield at Wembley Stadium in London, on...

Celtic are also running the rule over David Wagner with the report claiming that his man-management style, high-tempo footballing philosophy and ability to hone and improve young players has caught their eye.

But the German’s reputation has suffered since walking out of Huddersfield Town in January when they were cut adrift at the bottom of the Premier League table. No wonder some supporters are a little suspicious.

David Wagner, Manager of Huddersfield Town shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town at Amex Stadium on April 7,...

 

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