Former Celtic star Kris Commons insists Eddie Howe is ‘not the Messiah’ amid rumours he’s the frontrunner for the Hoops job.
The previous Bournemouth boss has reportedly held face-to-face talks with Celtic Park chiefs over changing into their new supervisor.
Celtic are looking out for a brand new boss having accepted Neil Lennon’s resignation in February as Rangers went on to win a primary Scottish Premiership title since 2011.
Commons, who lifted 5 league titles with Celtic between 2011 and 2017, is adamant Howe, who has been out of labor since leaving Bournemouth final 12 months, doesn’t have the identical star energy as earlier Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers and Martin O’Neill.
He informed the Mail: “Howe will not be the Messiah in the best way Martin O’Neill was, neither is he Brendan Rodgers, who revelled within the limelight from the second he arrived.
“O’Neill and Rodgers have been forces of nature all through their time in Glasgow. Their character and weight of character all the time gave them an opportunity of succeeding.
“Howe, against this, appears extra reserved. He’s articulate, however softly spoken. It’s tough to think about him holding court docket within the dressing room in the identical approach O’Neill or Rodgers did.
“On the day Rodgers was unveiled, 13,000 followers have been there in Celtic Park to greet him. He was an prompt hero.
“Howe was managing a membership whose house floor solely holds 11,000 followers.
“Extra individuals turned out to see Rodgers parade a Celtic scarf above his head than can match inside Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium.
“Simply a sign of the truth into which Howe is about to be thrust. It is going to be an almighty tradition shock.”