Celtic man set to seal Parkhead exit within days


Changes were always expected to take place at Celtic Park following an underwhelming start to the season. But it looks like there could be one Parkhead exit soon, which not many would have been hoping for. It is not going to be someone leaving the squad but instead Brendan Rodgers' coaching team.

Rumours broke out recently that Harry Kewell was set to leave the club in order to take up a managerial job in Japan. Things had then quiet for a while, but now, it looks like the move is on the verge of happening.

As reported by The Scottish Sun, Kewell is edging closer to being appointed as the new Yokohama F. Marinos manager. The Australian is now the frontrunner for the job and could end up sealing a move to Japan in days.

In the process, Kewell is set to become Yokohama F. Marinos' third consecutive Australian manager. Of course, that is the club Ange Postecoglou was managing before moving to Celtic. And he was replaced by Kevin Muscat.

Celtic man set to seal Parkhead exit within days

Kewell arrived at Celtic as a coach when Postecoglou was manager of the club. And it was a surprise to some that he did not leave with him in the summer.

The experience of working with Rodgers surely must have helped him as well. And now, it looks like this Kewell is set to make his own managerial return.

In the past, Kewell has managed clubs like Barnet, Oldham Athletic, Notts County and Crawley Town, to not much success. But this is quite certainly his most high-profile job till date. Yokohama F. Marinos have been one of the best teams in Japan in recent years and this might be the Australian's chance to put himself on the map as a manager.