Neil Lennon not a social media fan


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Celtic manager Neil Lennon has revealed he doesn’t indulge in social media any more.

The Northern Irishman is back in charge of the Hoops on a full-time basis having stepped in to fill the void left by Brendan Rodgers in February.

Lennon steered Celtic over the line for a third straight domestic treble and the club’s eighth successive Scottish Premiership title – a run he himself launched in his first stint as manager.

Lennon says the club’s transfer policy is understood by those that work within the walls and he doesn’t pay attention to social media, where criticism can often be dramatic in a world Lennon describes as ‘not reality’.

“We know what we are doing. We’re dead conscientious about our work. If we weren’t up to speed with things, then subconsciously it would eat away from you,” he said of Celtic’s transfer policy.

“However, we are working feverishly in the background to get the right players in that suit our style of play and, obviously, within the budget and wage scale.

“I am not on social media. I’m not aware of it because I can lock myself away up here at Lennoxtown for hours on end, blissfully unaware, getting on with my work. “I have a total understanding of the model.

The football environment has changed with social media. I have to realise that it’s not real. It’s not reality. My reality is here with the players, with the board and with my staff. All the rest of it is noise.”

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