Celtic boss Neil Lennon: Rangers signing ‘doesn’t please me’

Celtic boss Neil Lennon isn’t happy that Rangers have managed to agree a pre-contract deal with Jordan Jones - because he thinks he’s such a good player.

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The Northern Irish international will join the Light Blues this summer when his Kilmarnock contract expires.

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Having faced Jones over each of the last two seasons while manager of Hibs, Lennon is aware of the threat posed by the winger.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon. Picture: SNS

Though that threat will be absent from Sunday’s Old Firm encounter at Celtic Park, Lennon still believes it’s a coup for Rangers in the long run to have persuaded Jones to commit his future to the Ibrox club.

He told Sky Sports: “He’s been very, very good in Scotland over the last couple of years hence why he’s signed a pre-contract with Rangers, which doesn’t please me, obviously, because he’s such a good player.”