Celtic supervisor Neil Lennon will speak to Olivier Ntcham about his "frame of mind" when he returns to the Parkhead Membership.
The 23-year-old French midfielder reportedly acknowledged that he was dissatisfied to not have moved to Porto final season, whereas admitting that the hypothesis linking him to Marseille was flattering.
Ntcham, who joined Celtic in 2017 from Manchester Metropolis and was a part of the group that received a triple nationwide triple historic final season, additionally claimed that Scottish soccer was not sufficient demanding, saying, "We are able to play as many matches as we wish. however, with all due respect to my opponents, if the extent on the entrance will not be excessive, you’ll not progress. "
Ntcham performed for France below 21 on the European Championship, however Lennon was getting ready Celtic for the primary leg of the primary qualifying match of the Champions League towards Sarajevo on the Asim Ferhatovic Hase Stadium on Tuesday evening. "We'll discuss it when Olivier comes again.
"I believe it's honest to say that many people, be it administration, gamers or membership members weren’t glad with the feedback.
"After I speak to Olivier, will probably be performed in non-public however you possibly can think about, we discover the feedback inappropriate and imprecise.
"He nonetheless has a future (at Celtic), he’s below contract.
"However I’m going to speak to him about his frame of mind and his perspective to the membership as properly, which, in the way in which that it has occurred, doesn’t come into play. didn’t look good. "
Lennon revealed that his left-back, Kieran Tierney, had been linked to Italy with Napoli. Arsenal had been the topic of a suggestion rejecting 15 million kilos.
The Scottish Worldwide will get in form after an operation involving a double hernia in Might.
"I didn’t take note of the headlines," mentioned the Northern Irishman who revealed to Jack Hendry and Marian Shved that that they had been injured, which made them stored in Glasgow.
"I do know very properly the place we’re in relation to the state of affairs.
"I spoke to Kieran in Austria (coaching camp) and, to place it mildly, I hardly ever noticed him as a result of he got here again early for his rehabilitation, so he has not but been on subject.
"This is usually a troubling time for any participant. That is comprehensible, however till a membership presents a practical evaluation of the participant, we’ve nothing to do and we won’t do it.
"It's such as you. Kieran is continuous his rehabilitation and we’re persevering with what we have to do right here. "
The final time Lennon took Celtic into the Champions League group stage was his first position as boss in 2013 and it took James Forrest's aim cease towards Shakhter Karagandy for a Three- Zero to defeat the primary leg 2-Zero defeat.
"I’d love that," mentioned the previous Celtic captain.
"For me, qualifying for the Champions League is sort of tantamount to profitable a trophy for what it brings to the membership.
"However we’re removed from that. I hope this is step one to attain it.
"We have now loads of work and we might have some luck alongside the way in which.
"It's a harmful tie for Celtic. We won’t take something without any consideration. Sarajevo are the champions of their nation and have to be revered. "