Bhoy, 6, impresses Celtic with job application

A six-year-old football fan from Dundee in Scotland has become an internet star after applying to become manager of Celtic.

Bhoy, 6, impresses Celtic with job application

A six-year-old football fan from Dundee in Scotland has become an internet star after applying to become manager of Celtic.

Aidan Headridge wrote to the club after Neil Lennon’s resignation and offered to fill the position.

After careful consideration the club chose to go in a different direction and appointed 38-year-old Norwegian Ronny Deila instead. But club chief executive Peter Lawwell took the time to write back to Aidan and thank him for his application.

Aiden’s older brother Ciaran tweeted a picture of the letter and also a club shirt which arrived with it.

“I am really pleased to learn that you would like to be the Celtic manager and maybe one day that will happen", wrote Lawwell.

“In the meantime, I hope you are enjoying school and are looking forward to the summer holidays.”

He added, “I’ve enclosed a small gift which I hope you will like.”

The tweet has been widely shared around social media and picked up by a number of news-sites. With all the attention big brother Ciaran clearly feels Aidan has a chance of the job in the future and contacted bookmaker Paddy Power to request odds on it happening.

Ronny Deila must be hoping for a great start to the season, because this young up-and-comer will be snapping at his heels.

* For those not in the know, The Bhoys has been Celtic's nickname for a long time now.

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