Celtic’s pursuit of a new manager is set to take an almighty twist at Parkhead.
That’s because a new name has emerged as a candidate to replace Neil Lennon as manager of the Bhoys.
What’s the word?
However, none are as stand out or have as much star quality as the latest name to do the rounds.
According to The Sun, Jose Mourinho has entered the race to become the new Celtic boss with the Portuguese ‘ready to go again’.
Mourinho lost his job with Tottenham this week and as a result, is now a free agent.
Do you want Mourinho at Celtic?
Whether or not the Hoops would be able to afford his wages is one thing but he’d certainly be an eye-catching appointment.
The 58-year-old is past his best but is one of the most iconic football managers on the planet.
Mourinho has become a modern meme but that doesn’t mean he wouldn’t be a great capture for Celtic.
In fact, it would be one of the most landmark moments for the Bhoys in recent history.
The former Spurs boss has been sacked from his previous three roles with Chelsea, Manchester United and the Lilywhites in rather sad fashion but let us not forget just what this man has achieved.
Mourinho has been named Manager of the Season in England’s top-flight on three occasions while he was also awarded the gong for FIFA’s best Manager of the Year in 2010.
This is a coach, who despite his recent frailties, has been there and done it all. If you sample some of the best managers to lead a team, he would undoubtedly make the list.
Meanwhile, if there was any coach who can turn around a rather shambolic Celtic, it’s a man dubbed the ‘Special One.’
Forget Howe, forget Keane and Favre; Mourinho is the man the Hoops need.
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