Walter Mazzarri 'open to prospect' of becoming next manager of Celtic

Walter Mazzarri is reportedly happy to have discussions with the Celtic board about becoming the successor to Neil Lennon.

Walter Mazzarri is out of work after leaving Torino last year. Picture: SNS
Walter Mazzarri is out of work after leaving Torino last year. Picture: SNS

The well-travelled, experienced Italian boss told the Sunday Post that he would “listen to, and evaluate, any proposal from a club of their tradition and size”.

The 59-year-old is out of work after leaving Serie A side Torino in February 2020. He has previously been in charge of Internazionale, Sampdoria and Watford.

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Celtic won their first game in the post-Lennon era on Saturday, beating Aberdeen 1-0 in Glasgow.

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