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.
Leigh Griffiths make an emotional return to Hibs this summer. The Celtic striker could become a free agent if the Parkhead side don't activate a one-year extension that would see him remain until 2022.
Aberdeen have been strongly linked with Griffiths who enjoys a close relationship with incoming assistant manager Scott Brown.
Griffiths has endured a disappointing season after being read the riot act by Neil Lennon over his fitness and has been a peripheral figure as their 10 In A Row dream faded.But Naismith expects a host of teams to be in the mix if the 30-year-old hits the open market in the coming months.Get all the latest Celtic news sent straight to your Inbox every day by signing up to our newsletter.We cover every morsel of.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk