Last transfer news Celtic recruitment chief Hammond facing sack - EXCLUSIVE breaking sport news
MetiNews.Com - Football Insider can exclusively reveal that Celtic recruitment chief Nicky Hammond is facing a battle to keep his job amid wretched season
Breaking News ! 206983168">Celtic transfer guru Nicky Hammond is facing a huge battle to keep his job, Football Insider can exclusively reveal. Hoops chiefs, led by powerbroker and majority shareholder Dermot Desmond, are planning huge changes as they assess the wreckage of this season. A Celtic source has told Football Insider that multiple key figures could be sacked as a major audit analyses what has gone wrong this season. Among them are recruitment chief Hammond, whose position is said by a well-placed source to be under “major threat”. Hammond was appointed director of football operations by the Scottish champions last October after working as a consultant for them during the summer transfer window.
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But Hammond has been strongly criticised by many sections of the Celtic support during a catastrophic campaign.
They believe he should bear some responsibility for Neil Lennon’s side being 21 points behind Rangers, out of two European competitions by Christmas as well as embarrassed in the Scottish League Cup by Ross County.
Celtic fans have been underwhelmed by the signings last summer, especially big-money recruits Albian Ajeti, Vasilis Barkas, and Shane Duffy.
Source = Metinews.com