The Australian has made an enormous impression with the Scottish champions (Image: Getty)
Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou will not be serious about leaving Celtic to take over the vacant Brighton supervisor’s job regardless of being placed on the south-coast membership’s four-man shortlist.
With this weekend’s Premier League matches having been postponed, and Brighton’s subsequent match additionally rearranged as a consequence of a now-cancelled rail strike, it’s doable that the membership is not going to be in motion once more till October 1.
That offers Brighton’s hierarchy loads of time to resolve on their new supervisor and consider all of the candidates, with The Telegraph reporting that Postecoglou is without doubt one of the names within the body.
The previous Australian nationwide workforce boss has impressed enormously with Celtic, profitable the Scottish Premiership title final season.
However it’s understood that the Aussie doesn’t need to ‘abandon’ the undertaking he has began with the Scottish membership, and can subsequently reject any strategy from Brighton.
Brighton had additionally thought-about Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper as a doable appointment, however he’s not presently seen as a practical possibility.
Potter parted firm with Brighton final week (Image: Getty)
The 2 most important names within the body, subsequently, are Norwegian coach Kjetil Knutsen – who has wowed along with his work at Bodo/Glimt – and former Shakhtar and Sassuolo boss Roberto De Zerbi.
So far as Postecoglou goes, former Celtic participant Chris Sutton has performed down recommendations he is perhaps within the Brighton job and says a transfer to the south coast would represented a step down.
‘You’re certainly not going to go from [a Champions League clash with Real Madrid] to leaving within the blink of a watch, particularly to not, with the best of respect, Brighton and Hove Albion,’ he wrote in his column for the Daily Record.
‘Postecoglou backs himself and so he ought to. His CV is stellar. He has taken his nation to World Cup Finals, he has gained trophies wherever he has been.
‘In the event you again your self, you will be selective and never leap on the first alternative that comes your method. The Premier League is regarded by many as the most effective league on the earth.
‘However Celtic are far greater than the vast majority of groups who function inside England’s high flight and that could be a reality. Like I’ve stated, no disrespect to Brighton, however Celtic are miles forward of them. I can’t see a coach of Postecoglou’s high quality stepping down the ladder to go to England’s South Coast.’
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