NEIL LENNON confirmed Kieran Tierney visited Lennoxtown yesterday for the first time as a FORMER Celtic player.
The defender made the move last week after a summer of speculation and became Celtic and Scotland’s most expensive ever player.
Since then, the player has been on a bit of a whirlwind down in London but after meeting all obligations with his new club he was allowed to come back up the road to sort himself out as he prepares to make the full time switch to England.
We reported yesterday how he dropped in on his local amateur football team in Motherwell and we had an inkling he’d make the trip to Lennoxtown and that’s exactly what Kieran did.
“He was in yesterday, he popped in, everybody was delighted to see him.” Lennon told CelticTV.
“He got a nice farewell from the players. It’s emotional for him obviously.
“Players get on with it, that’s what you do, you move on.
“He’s going to be a big miss but it’s an opportunity for others to take on that mantle.”
Celtic continue life without Tierney on Tuesday when the players take on Cluj for a place in the Champions League Play-off.
Unlike Kieran and Arsenal, the bhoys have a shot at playing in the Champions League this season.
If the team can get past Cluj then a double header against Slavia Prague awaits.