The Neil Lennon rumours aren't going down well with Sheffield United supporters
Neil Lennon has been linked to the Sheffield United job, and their supporters aren’t best pleased.
Lennon, who left Celtic last month after a two-year return to the club, appeared on Radio 5 Live during the week and expressed an interest in returning to management. Suddenly, that chance may available at a Premier League side.
Chris Wilder, a favourite for the Celtic job, reportedly left Sheffield United yesterday, but no announcement has been made by the Blades. According to the Daily Record, Wilder and United owner Abdullah Bin Musa’ad Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud had a significant falling out this season.
Lennon, who won 5 league titles with the Bhoys, has managed in England before. Between 2014 and 2016, the former Celtic boss was in charge at Bolton Wanderers. That was before a spell at Hibs, then an unlikely Celtic return.
Sheffield United fans aren’t too happy with the rumours. The loss of Chris Wilder is one thing. The English manager led the Blades to the Premier League from the doldrums of League One during his 5-year spell.
Lennon, on the other hand, has suffered an utterly dismal 20-21.
Neil Lennon to Sheffield United? Supporters aren’t best pleased
Here are a selection of reactions to the the latest Sheffield United rumours. Granted, we couldn’t find that many without swear words, which tells its own story.
All of that…. But not with Neil Lennon.
— Paul Broughton (@PaulBroughton19) March 13, 2021
Wilder a massive loss.
Will give almost any new manager a chance, but if it’s Neil Lennon I won’t be renewing my season ticket.
— dav (@_daavv) March 13, 2021
Wilder to Celtic and Neil Lennon to us want to be sick 🤮🤮🤮
— Sam 🏴⚔️ (@samjroyle) March 13, 2021
McBurnie and Fleck when Neil Lennon gets the Sheffield Utd job pic.twitter.com/c1t9FgsTpL
— Geach (@Geach3) March 13, 2021
The best birthday present I could hope for is Neil Lennon being ruled out
— tom scavo hate club (@movetotherhythm) March 13, 2021
Early favourite is Neil Lennon. Praying that’s not the case, hoping Eddie Howe
— B͎L͎A͎Y͎A͎R͎D͎ ⚔️ (@FPL_Blayard) March 13, 2021
Neil Lennon linked with replacing Chris Wilder at Sheffield United. pic.twitter.com/0rlziXNx2h
— Chris Kelly (@ccalciok) March 12, 2021
Neil Lennon top of the list. stopped looking after that
— Simon Scott (@si85scott) March 12, 2021