Lennon dismisses Sutton link

Neil Lennon claims a report linking him to Motherwell striker John Sutton was “speculation”.

Neil Lennon claims a report linking him to Motherwell striker John Sutton was “speculation”.

The Celtic boss was this morning reportedly considering a summer move for the brother of Chris Sutton who played alongside Lennon at Parkhead.

Sutton, 27, whose contract at Fir Park is up next month, is top scorer for Stuart McCall’s side who have a Scottish Cup final date with Celtic at Hampden on May 21, the week after the two clubs meet in the final Clydesdale Bank Premier League game of the season.

However, ahead of Sunday’s SPL clash with Dundee United at Parkhead, Lennon said: “John is a good player. I’ve known him for a while.

“He has had a very good season but it is speculation more than anything else. I am not going to talk about targets at the minute. I’m just going to talk about what I have to do in the next two weeks.”

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