Gavin Strachan: Scot joins Celtic as first-team coach
New first-team coach Gavin Strachan is a "brilliant appointment" for Celtic, says manager Neil Lennon.
The 41-year-old - son of former Celtic and Scotland manager Gordon Strachan - has spent the last 17 months as Peterborough United assistant manager.
Strachan replaces Damien Duff on the coaching staff prior to the Scottish champions' pursuit of a 10th successive title next season.
"This really is an opportunity I could simply not turn down," said Strachan.
"Neil and John Kennedy have been massive figures in the club's nine-in-a-row journey and it will be fantastic to be part of such a great management team."
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Strachan served as Darren Ferguson's assistant at both Peterborough and Doncaster Rovers after a playing career that included eight Scotland Under-21 caps and loan spells at Dundee and Motherwell.
"We had a number of options for the role but Gavin was the outstanding candidate," said Lennon.
"He is a really talented, experienced, hard working and respected coach and I know he has the right qualities to make a great contribution to the club."