Celtic are in superior negotiations with former Australia head coach Ange Postecoglou as they search a brand new supervisor.
The Glasgow membership rapidly turned to the Greek-born Australian after primary goal Eddie Howe rejected the prospect to take over from Neil Lennon.
Postecoglou, 55, at the moment manages Japanese facet Yokohama F Marinos however may very well be introduced by Celtic as early as subsequent week.
Celtic have had John Kennedy as interim boss for the previous three months.
In a press release on Friday, the deposed Scottish champions cited “causes outwith each his and Celtic’s management” for the collapse of the transfer for former Bournemouth supervisor Howe following talks that had begun in early April.
The membership added that they’d spoken to “plenty of candidates” and aimed to nominate a brand new supervisor “very shortly”.
Postecoglu managed Brisbane Roar – the place he received two titles – and Melbourne Victory within the A-League earlier than taking cost of the nationwide workforce in 2013.
His four-year tenure included managing Australia on the 2014 World Cup and steering the workforce to Asian Cup success a 12 months later – the nation’s first main trophy.
He left after securing qualification for the 2018 World Cup and was appointed at Yokohama in December 2017, with the J League title following in 2019.
Celtic ended this season and not using a trophy for the primary time since 2010 as their bid for a file tenth consecutive title noticed them end 25 factors behind Rangers.