Former Celtic supervisor Neil Lennon has revealed he thought-about signing Troy Deeney from Watford.
The previous Parkhead boss was in attendance when Deeney fired in a dramatic winner throughout Watford’s Championship play-off victory over Leicester in 2013.
Lennon informed talkSPORT host Jim White: “I used to be an enormous fan of Troy in my first spell as Celtic supervisor, he’s the kind of striker I like.
“I went down to look at him in that very well-known play-off match the place Leicester didn’t fairly rating a penalty after which 30 seconds later Troy’s put Watford to Wembley.
“Funds dictated issues however whether or not Troy would have needed to return or not is one other factor. We had been large admirers of him… he was in his prime then.”
A switch by no means materialised however Deeney, who was on alongside Lennon on Friday’s White and Jordan present, revealed he was conscious of the curiosity.
Lennon later left Celtic and took cost of Bolton, and Deeney revealed an excellent story about an change between pair when the Hornets had been enjoying the Trotters within the Championship.
Deeney stated: “Yeah I spoke to Neil a couple of occasions. I do know that our final encounter was when he was at Bolton, I used to be on the bench and fuming.
“It was 3-Three or 3-2 to Bolton after I got here on. He stated as I got here on ‘don’t you dare rating’ and I ended up scoring the winner to make it 4-3!”
If solely Lennon had taken Deeney to Celtic Park…