Peter Lawwell has tonight broke his silence on the current situation with Brendan Rodgers.
The chief executive says the club are still waiting for official word that Brendan Rodgers has indeed signed a deal with the English Premier League club but admitted the club has spoken to Neil Lennon and have a number of candidates in mind to replace him.
“Hopefully things will come to a conclusion quickly, and we an get on with our own business,” Lawwell told SkySport.
“We’ve spoken to Neil and he’s a strong candidate”
Celtic were made aware of Brendan Rodgers desire to talk to Leicester yesterday afternoon and things have progressed very quickly since then.
According to reports, Brendan has verbally agreed to become the new Leicester manager and we’re waiting on the official confirmation.
Neil Lennon was supposed to head out to Qatar to do some media work but cancelled his trip after he was made aware of the situation.
Celtic fans are slowly coming to terms with Brendan Rodgers hasty exit from a club he’s delivered outstanding success to.
There will be many who thank him but there will also be many who will be upset in the manner in which he has left the building.