Andre Villas-Boas won’t be Celtic’s next permanent manager. The former Chelsea and Spurs boss has been on a football sabbatical for the last few years. His agent his confirmed that he won’t be returning to the game for Celtic.
“André will not be working in Scotland in the foreseeable future and will not be available for comment” Villas-Boas’ representative Jean-Paul Lares told the Scottish Sun.
Second manager to turn down club
Vilas-Boas is the second manager to turn down the possibility of managing Celtic recently, as the Scottish Sun revealed that Roberto Martinez won’t be taking over at Celtic Park.
It would have been a surprise if Villas-Boas had ended his football sabbatical to move to Celtic in all honesty. Also, Celtic might not have been keen on taking on a manager who has been out of the game.
Lennon looking more likely
Candidates for the job keep dropping out. Therefore, it seems more likely that interim manager Neil Lennon may well be appointed the next Celtic boss.
There is still time for another manager to be appointed, should that be what the Celtic board decide to do. However, the Hoops are back in Champions League action in July. Therefore, an appointment will have to be made soon.
At the moment, all signs look to be pointing to Lennon.