The Australian has made an enormous impression with the Scottish champions (Image: Getty)
Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou shouldn’t be all in favour of 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 potential that the membership won’t be in motion once more till October 1.
That provides 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 group boss has impressed enormously with Celtic, successful the Scottish Premiership title final season.
However it’s understood that the Aussie doesn’t wish to ‘abandon’ the undertaking he has began with the Scottish membership, and can due to this fact reject any strategy from Brighton.
Brighton had additionally thought of Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper as a potential appointment, however he’s not at present seen as a practical choice.
Potter parted firm with Brighton final week (Image: Getty)
The 2 essential names within the body, due to this fact, are Norwegian coach Kjetil Knutsen – who has wowed together 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 strategies he may be within the Brighton job and says a transfer to the south coast would represented a step down.
‘You might be 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.
‘When you again your self, you’ll be selective and never leap on the first alternative that comes your method. The Premier League is regarded by many as the perfect league on the earth.
‘However Celtic are far greater than nearly all of groups who function inside England’s prime 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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