Dundee technical director Gordon Strachan won’t be taking up a role as the Celtic director of football.
Strachan has been linked with a senior technical role at Celtic, having previously managed the Parkhead club. Dundee manager James McPake has previously hailed Strachan’s influence at Dens Park and believes he was a major part in their promotion back to the cinch Premiership ahead of the new season.
When asked about Strachan and whether he will be back at Celtic as director of football, incoming chief executive Dominic McKay said: “No. One of the things a new chief executive wants to do is look across the whole organisation. We will take our time. I am open-minded. Gordon isn’t coming into the director of football role.”
McPake’s side will begin their pre-season schedule against Forfar Athletic this weekend while English duo Leyton Orient and West Ham United will travel to Dens Park for friendly matches.
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