The former Celtic star prefers watching Neil Lennon’s team.
Former Celtic hero Frank McGarvey has claimed that Neil Lennon’s team are more exciting than the one that played under Brendan Rodgers, The Scottish Sun report.
Rodgers left the Hoops back in February, replaced by Lennon on interim then a full-time basis. Both managers have done good work with their teams so far this season.
McGarvey recognises the talents of Rodgers as a manager, but is simply enjoying the look and style of Lennon’s outfit this term, compared to last season.
As quoted by The Scottish Sun, the former attacker said: “They have got better and I like the way Neil’s teams play football.
“Brendan Rodgers was a very good manager and he’s proving that at Leicester, but I didn’t like his passing out from the back.
“Lennon’s teams get the ball forward quicker and they make chances and score goals — and the Celtic fans like that.
“It’s more exciting than it was under Rodgers.”
Does he have a point?
If you compare this season and last season, the current Celtic side are currently scoring goals at a far greater pace, already motoring past 50 scored in all competitions. Rodgers’ team took quite a while to get up to those kind of numbers last term.
Overall though it can’t be forgotten that Rodgers reinvigorated the Hoops to an extreme degree, taking a team under performing with Ronny Deila to invincible status.
Celtic in that 2016/17 season are unmatched in Scotland in the modern era.
Lennon has yet to instil that kind of ruthless mentality into his Hoops team. However, that’s not to say they aren’t their way to success this term.
They’re still favourites for every competition in Scotland.