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Sky Sports Pundit Slams Reports That Rafa Benitez Could Join Celtic

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Sky Sports Pundit Keith Downie has seemingly slammed reports that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez could be headed to Celtic this summer by suggesting that talk of that happening is a “non-starter” due to the Spaniard’s wage demands.

Benitez’s future at Newcastle is currently the subject of speculation. The Spaniard’s current contract with the Magpies is due to end this summer and he has yet to agree to a new deal. This has led to speculation linking him with the Hoops hot-seat.

Celtic have been without a permanent manager since February after Brendan Rodgers controversially left them in order to take charge of Premier League side Leicester City.

Since then Neil Lennon has been in charge of the club on an interim basis. From the Hoops point of view, it would make complete sense for them to appoint Lennon on an permanent basis.

Source: https://twitter.com/SkySports_Keith/status/1128229020221489152

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Eshlin Vedan

Eshlin Vedan

Eshlin Vedan is a professional Journalist from South Africa. He loves writing about Sports especially cricket and football/soccer. Eshlin is a neutral when it comes to club football. He is especially fond of the English Premiership and his favourite part of the season is the relegation battle.

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