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Celtic boss Neil Lennon takes dig at Glasgow Rangers' Steven Gerrard

5th May 2019, Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Rangers versus Hibernian; Steven Gerrard Rangers Manager watches a tight game

Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers are six points behind Celtic in the Scottish Premiership table.

Neil Lennon, manager of Celtic, looks on from the dugout during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has taken a dig at Glasgow Rangers in the Daily Telegraph, when warning the Bhoys about chasing a big name manager.

Celtic boss Lennon faces an uncertain future at Parkhead, with his current contract set to expire at the end of the season.

Celtic’s recent defeat to Rangers has led to increased calls from Bhoys supporters for their side to look to appoint a different manager at the end of the campaign, rather than handing Lennon an extension.

 

However, Lennon feels that the fact Rangers have failed to win a trophy with Steven Gerrard at the helm this campaign shows that chasing a big name doesn’t always guarantee success.

“Rangers brought in a big name this year,” he said. “They’ve got no trophies to show for it – so it doesn’t guarantee it."

Rangers fans will, of course, argue that they have improved under Gerrard - even if they have no silverware to show for it.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard looks on during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic supporters, meanwhile, have seen some worrying signs that they have regressed since Lennon took over from Brendan Rodgers.

If Lennon is to have any chance to staying on at Parkhead he will surely have to win the Scottish Cup in two weekends’ time.

Celtic take on Hearts at Hampden Park, looking to win the treble for the third season in a row.

Manager of Celtic Neil Lennon celebrates as his side secured the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership title after the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Aberdeen and Celtic at...

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