Celtic’s pursuit of Eddie Howe has seemed to have taken a hit in recent days.
Reports had suggested that a deal for the former Bournemouth boss would be announced this week, however, that hasn’t come to fruition.
Is Howe the right man for the Celtic job?
No, could've done better
Nixon replies to Howe-related tweet
“A lot of panic over an anonymous quote… if he’s playing games to get his own men in that’s a risk… if he’s a bottler you’re better off finding that out now.”
Transfer Tavern take
Nixon’s comment ‘playing games to get his own men in’ is likely related to Richard Hughes.
Celtic want to bring in a director of football ahead of the summer, and it seems as if Howe wants to take Hughes (Daily Record) from Bournemouth.
Whether or not that is a deal-breaker remains to be seen, but it appears as if both the Hoops and Howe are reluctant to rush negotiations.
To us, that is the right decision, based on the fact Neil Lennon was offered the permanent Parkhead job in the shower back in 2019.
A more professional approach is underway this time around, which, in the long run, should be beneficial.
In other news: Celtic could release one experienced player this summer, find out who it is here.
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