Date: 14th May 2019 at 9:01pm
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Slaven Bilic is the latest out of work manager to be linked with the Celtic job.

The one time West Ham boss left a job in Saudi Arabia in February and is looking to get back involved, preferably in a club job.

Bilic had a successful spell in charge of Croatia but after initial success at West Ham his reputation took a hit when the club struggled to adapt to leaving Upton Park.

Earlier on Tuesday former Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal was linked with the job with less than two weeks to go before the final match of the season.

The BBC website reports:

Slaven Bilic would be open to talking to Celtic about becoming the Scottish Premiership champions’ new manager.

The former West Ham and Croatia coach, 50, has been linked with the Scotland vacancy, but favours a club job.

Celtic’s history and fanbase appeals to Bilic and he is keen to talk to the club about taking over this summer.

Neil Lennon is filling that role – and has clinched the league title and could potentially secure a treble treble – but his long-term future is unclear.

Bilic left Saudi Premier League side Al-Ittihad in February, having won just three of 15 games in charge. He previously managed Besiktas, Lokomotiv Moscow and hometown club Hajduk Split.

The Croat also enjoyed a stellar first season in charge of West Ham, guiding them to a seventh-place finish in the Premier League in 2015/16 and a Europa League spot.

Celtic haven’t made any comment on the manager’s position since Lennon was appointed as caretaker.

Overnight the odds on Rafa Benitez came crashing down with the current Newcastle boss now 4/6 favourite, Neil Lennon is back at 7/2 with Davie Moyes 4/1 with Bilic priced at 7/1 to become the next Celtic boss.

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