Ghanaian international Jeremie Frimpong will work under a new coach at Celtic FC following the appointment of Gavin Strachan as first team coach ahead of the 2020/21 season.
The Scottish champions announced on Monday 22, June,2020 the appointment of Gavin Strachan as its new First Team Coach, with immediate effect.
”CELTIC Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Gavin Strachan as its new First Team Coach, with immediate effect,” the statement said.
”Gavin takes up the position at Celtic having been Assistant Manager to Darren Ferguson at Peterborough United. With great experience across English and Scottish Football, Gavin is delighted to be joining Scotland’s 9 in-a-row Champions,”
Gavin Strachan said: “It is a huge honour to be appointed to this position with Celtic, such a giant of a Club and a real iconic footballing institution – this really is an opportunity I could simply not turn down. I am hugely excited about getting started with Neil, John and the players as we get ready for the challenges ahead.
“Neil and John have been massive figures in the Club’s 9 in-a-row journey and it will be fantastic to be part of such a great Management and Coaching Team. The Club has had a phenomenal run of success in recent years and I know everyone at Celtic and our supporters will be doing all we can, together, to keep this run going.
“I know we are looking ahead to a really exciting season and for me personally, it is a great time to join this brilliant club. I will work my hardest every day to bring success to the Club.”
Celtic manager Neil Lennon added: “We are delighted to bring Gavin to Celtic, he is a brilliant appointment for us and someone I know will work really well with myself, John Kennedy, the players and the rest of our backroom team.
“We had a number of options for the role but Gavin was the outstanding candidate. He is a really talented, experienced, hard working and respected coach and I know he has the right qualities to make a great contribution to the Club. We are all really pleased to welcome Gavin to our team.”