Charlie Nicholas has declared Celtic as being “in meltdown” – and believes Ange Postecoglou has made a deadly mistake.
The outspoken pundit claims the brand new supervisor has underestimated the size of the membership and now enters a pivotal week in its current historical past.
Celtic dropped extra Premiership factors towards Dundee United on Sunday and face a large double header towards Bayer Leverkusen after which Aberdeen over the approaching days.
Former Parkhead star Nicholas reckons Postecoglou’s job will not be on the road in the intervening time however that the board will face additional scrutiny ought to outcomes not enhance rapidly.
“Ange Postecoglou appears to be like to me to be the brand new Ronny Deila,” he wrote in The EuroJournal.
“I’m not positive Postecoglou has realised how huge Celtic actually are earlier than he got here in.
“I consider he has missed a pitch. I believe Ange thought he would simply are available right here and his enjoying type would get him over the road, no drawback. However it’s not about type, it’s about profitable.
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“Ronny got here in and thought: ‘I’ll get the gamers actually match.’
“He then introduced in John Collins to assist him and it acquired outcomes however, in the long run, groups had been getting nearer to Celtic they usually had to usher in Brendan Rodgers.
“Persons are casting him as the subsequent Tony Mowbray. In Tony’s defence, he was advised earlier than he took the Celtic job there have been funds however they had been by no means produced.
“Tony was then left uncovered and what adopted was Neil Lennon’s first spell on the membership.
“I’m not saying Ange is being uncovered however he isn’t making the perfect of issues.
” Celtic are in meltdown simply now. I do know Ange goes to struggle and scrap towards something however he’s standing there with out even his personal No. 2 beside him.
“He has no safety or assist. The supervisor will not be underneath stress over his job. I do know it’s a outcomes enterprise and his group will not be enjoying properly.The duty for issues on the pitch ought to lie on the supervisor’s door.
“This supervisor is on the sting. Thursday towards Bayer Leverkusen will not be going to assist him and in the event that they had been to lose in Aberdeen then I believe a whole lot of the followers would flip.
“I watched them towards Dundee United.
“Cameron Carter-Vickers ought to have been red-carded and United ought to have been given a penalty.
“It’s falling into the class of being so common once more. There isn’t any form or construction. How a lot do they miss Callum McGregor within the midfield? It actually is horrifying.
“I believe it’s a gigantic week for Celtic and if they do not get outcomes Ange will not be sacked however the stress will develop on the board.
“It’s the largest week in most likely the final 10 years and even longer.”