Charlie Nicholas slaughters ‘cheap’ Celtic as he makes shock Neil Lennon transfer claim

Former Celtic star Charlie Nicholas claims Neil Lennon will be “annoyed” and “putting on a brave face” in the wake of the transfer window closing.

The Premiership champions landed AC Milan wing-back Diego Laxalt on a season-long loan but the 58-year-old reckons the deal won’t satisfy the Hoops boss.

Celtic had already signing Vasilis Barkas, Albian Ajeti, David Turnbull and secured loans for Shane Duffy and Moi Elyounoussi.

But unimpressed Nicholas reckons his former side have had an underwhelming window and believes Rangers are in the driving seat as both teams battle for Premiership supremacy.

He told the Express: “I said Celtic would go cheap in their pursuit of a left-back. I knew they wouldn’t spend money on a defender that Neil Lennon has been ever so patient for.

“I don’t think Lennon has been given much of a helping hand, if I am being honest.

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