At present Neil Lennon is our temporary manager, This indicates that the board will be looking at Lenny and others for the full time job.
In this situation we have 3 to 4 months before the Euro competitions start. So who will pick our summer targets ? Also when will the board announce who the next manager will be ?
If they announce a new manager in the next month or two that could undermine Lennon, therefore he won’t be picking who we should pursue.
If that’s the case it limits the time any future manager will have to look at the squad (minus loanees) . This will have the effect of us scrambling for new players after our Euro season has kicked off.
Now that’s nothing unusual for us but it may take time for any new manager to see what kind of players he requires. It also means that we will have to blood new players in competitive matches.
This could harm our chances of qualifying for either the Champions or Europa League.
The pressure is now on the board to either give Lenny the job for next season or announce a new manager before our current campaigns have concluded.
Hail, Hail, Wullie.