Ally McCoist believes Neil Lennon needs to continue what he's doing in order to get the Celtic job

21st April 2019, Easter Road, Edinburgh, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Hibernian versus Celtic; Celtic Caretaker Manager Neil Lennon reacts from the touchline

Celtic will be looking to wrap up the Scottish Premiership title in these coming days.

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

Ally McCoist has stated that Neil Lennon needs to continue what he is doing in order to get the Celtic job on a permanent basis as he claimed that Steve Clarke potentially getting the gig would be 'interesting'.

The Bhoys are yet to announce a permanent manager for next season and with Lennon currently in the Parkhead hot seat, he has a chance to prove his worth before the season draws to a close. 

 

Speaking to the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast Show on TalkSport (25/04/2019 at 7:55 am), McCoist shared that he was with Lennon at a charity gig as he seemingly backed him to get the job full-time. 

"I was with wee Lenny the week before at a charity thing," McCoist told TalkSport. "All he can do is keep winning games and that's what he's doing. I watched the game against Hibs and I enjoyed it. 

McCoist on if Steve Clarke was offered the job: "Yeh, I know. That would be an interesting one. I just think Neil can continue to do what he's doing and that's winning games. They are certainly going to win the title."

Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City acknowledges the fans following the Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at London Stadium on April 20, 2019 in London,...

Since replacing Brendan Rodgers, who left for Leicester City in an abrupt manner, Lennon is yet to taste defeat in what is his second stint as Celtic manager.  

His team are on the verge of securing eight Scottish Premiership titles in a row and they will be hoping to wrap up the treble-treble at the end of the campaign. 

In order to create that historic moment, they must beat Hearts in the Scottish Cup final in May and victory at Hampden would only increase Lennon's chance of staying at the club beyond this season. 

21st April 2019, Easter Road, Edinburgh, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Hibernian versus Celtic; Celtic Caretaker Manager Neil Lennon tries to give encouragement to Scott Brown...

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