Neil Lennon on his Celtic future: 'If there needs to be a change, so be it'

Neil Lennon refused to answer any questions on whether he would depart as manager of Celtic in the coming days after the latest failure from the Scottish champions, saying only “if there needs to be a change, so be it”.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon during Sunday's draw with St Johnstone. Picture: SNS

The Parkhead boss watched his side fail to find victory at home for the fifth match in succession, a dreadful run of form that’s also seen the Glasgow giants win just twice in 12 games.

Mohamed Elyounoussi came off the bench to save a point after Chris Kane had given visitors St Johnstone the lead with just over ten minutes remaining.

Sign up to our Football newsletter

Sign up to our Football newsletter

The result sees Celtic lose further ground to rivals Rangers in the title race. Steven Gerrard’s men defeated Ross County 4-0 earlier on Sunday afternoon. The combination of the two results now has the Ibrox side 13 points clear in the title race, though Celtic hold two games in hand.

Message from the editor

Thank you for reading this article. We're more reliant on your support than ever as the shift in consumer habits brought about by Coronavirus impacts our advertisers.

If you haven't already, please consider supporting our trusted, fact-checked journalism by taking out a digital subscription.


Want to join the conversation? Please or to comment on this article.