Neil Francis Lennon (born 25 June 1971) is a Northern Irish football coach and former player who is the manager of Scottish Premiership club Celtic. During his playing career he represented English clubs Manchester City, Crewe Alexandra and Leicester City.
Lennon moved to Scottish club Celtic in 2000, where he made over 200 appearances and was appointed captain in 2005. Before retiring as a player, he returned to England and played for Nottingham Forest and Wycombe Wanderers. Lennon made 40 appearances for Northern Ireland in nine years, scoring two goals. Lennon was appointed manager of Celtic in March 2010, initially in a caretaker capacity after the departure of Tony Mowbray.
Ryan Christie ahead of their tough Europa League Group H opener against AC Milan on Thursday night. The Hoops attacker was forced to self-isolate after being regarded as a close contact of Stuart Armstrong, who tested positive for Covid-19 on Scotland duty.
Nir Bitton, Hatem Elhamed and Odsonne Edouard are still unavailable due to coronavirus issues with James Forrest and Christopher Jullien also still on the casualty list.
Neil Lennon revealed today that key defender Jullien has a back complaint and will remain out of action for a number of weeks yet in news that will frustrate Hoops fans as much as their manager.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Co. arrive in Glasgow's East end full of confidence under boss Stefano Pioli.His men are sitting atop.