Neil Lennon: 'I'm committed to Celtic'

Celtic manager Neil Lennon during a friendly with Brentford on July 20, 2013
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Celtic manager Neil Lennon insists that it would take a "heck of a lot" to leave the Scottish Premiership club.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has insisted that he doesn't lose any focus at Celtic Park when he is linked with a move to the Premier League.

Lennon was linked with the vacant role at Sunderland, but the Northern Irishman has dismissed it as speculation and says that he isn't in a rush to leave Scotland.

The 42-year-old told Sky Sports News: "Being linked with other jobs can be a little unsettling because there is no substance to it and it is just speculation.

"It doesn't detract from the focus that I have on the job at Celtic but it is nice to be talked about when these jobs come up.

"However, it would take a heck of a lot to leave Celtic. There is a lot to give up here."

The former midfielder has been in charge of Celtic since 2010.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon on the touchline against AC Milan during the Champions League group match on September 18, 2013
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