Neil Lennon makes strong accusations against his former Celtic players
Neil Lennon had strong accusations for his Celtic players last season.
The 50-year-old ex-Celtic manager failed to deliver ten in a row last season as Rangers won the league title.
However, looking back on his failed bid for the league title, he’s made some strong accusations against his players.
The Northern Irish gaffer, speaking to The Scottish Sun, claimed:
“We’d won nine titles in a row — four Trebles — and some players just got to the end of the road.”
“You could see it pre-season, the body language, they weren’t with us. You could smell it.”
“Some players were, I wouldn’t say feigning injury, but they could have played and didn’t.”
“This eats into the dressing room.”
“You’ve got great pros like Scott Brown and Callum McGregor, unbelievably successful, being dragged down by guys who don’t want to be there.”
Neil Lennon had strong accusations for Celtic players last season
Lennon then went on to talk about how a drop off in form is natural, citing PSG, Juventus and Liverpool’s failed title retentions.
However, his comments on players not playing when fit are hard hitting.
If they prove to be true then it’s worrying for the supporters.
Ange Postecoglou has started a rebuild at Parkhead this season.
The new manager brought in over ten new players in a huge squad overhaul in the summer window.
He’s certainly started a job that was massively needed.
The fans will be desperate to bounce back and reclaim the Scottish Premiership title.
For that to happen, Postecoglou will need all of his players to be pulling in the same direction.
It’s just a matter of separating those who were too eager to phone it in last season from those who are willing to fight for the badge.
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