Chris Sutton described his close friend Neil Lennon as DELUSIONAL.

And the Celtic The legend claims the club has endured the worst streak since the days of Tony Mowbray.

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Under fire Celtic coach Neil LennonCredit: Getty Images – Getty

The hoops were shattered from the European League last night After successive humiliating 4-1 defeats to Sparta Prague.

Defiant Lennon insisted After the match he is still the man for the job.

But with the European season coming to an end after only four games, Celts trailed by 11 points Notifications In the league, the Northern Irishman is now under severe pressure.

Sutton was reluctant to boot into his former teammate, who shared his locker room for six years in Parkhead.

Parkhead legend Chris Sutton

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Parkhead legend Chris SuttonCredit: Kenny Ramsay – The Sun Glasgow

But the Englishman gave a brutal candid assessment of Lennon’s situation and he admitted that Celtic The board now has a huge decision to make about its future with ten in a row at stake.

Celtic scored an amazing 21 goals in nine matches, winning just two of them, and Sutton admits he could no longer be defending his friend as an increasing number of fans called for Lennon to be sacked.


Still, Neil Lennon, the Celtic captain, hasn’t quit and claims he’s fixed the dressing room problem


Tell BT SportIf I’m being honest, I thought Sparta Prague was the better team throughout the match.

“This is the Sparta team that has lost four out of their last five matches, this is a team that must defeat Celtic.

“They were humiliated on two legs. It was 8-2 in two games.

“Neil Lennon is now under intense pressure. This is the team that has conceded 21 goals in their last nine games. They haven’t advanced in the big games.

“They look disjointed and disorganized and he’s my buddy, but he’s in big trouble. I can’t defend it – it was a hopeless performance.

Failed Celtic President Tony Mowbray

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Failed Celtic President Tony MowbrayCredit: Keith Campbell – The Sun, Glasgow

“I know the board supported him, but they have a decision to make. The last time a manager (Celtic) was this bad was Tony Mowbray. Ronnie Della failed in Europe too.

“This is not the Champions League, this is the European League, and Celtic’s exit after four games is not good enough.

“This time last year, Celtic defeated Lazio and qualified after four games. They backed off and he’s in trouble.

“I’m not sure he’ll solve the problems if he’s gone. It’s a big decision for the board to make. He’s won nine big titles as Celtic’s coach. Do they trust him?”

“I don’t know what’s going on behind the scenes. Whether Peter Lowell has seen enough with what’s going on on the training ground to trust him.”

“The fact of the matter is that the results were not good enough and they were all season. It was in full view of Neil Lennon.

“You can’t leave the European League after four games. It happened with Ronnie Della, and I don’t know where Neil is going from here.

“He needs a reaction. But I watched his entire interview (after the match) and some of the things he was saying were, in my opinion, fake – and he’s my buddy!

“He missed a lot about tonight. I can’t hold on to him based on what we’ve seen this season.”

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