By Stephen Mcgowan for MailOnline
Published: 00:53 GMT, 2 January 2021 | Updated: 00:56 GMT, 2 January 2021
Neil Lennon admits he is gearing up for the most important Old Firm clash of his Celtic career.
The champions trail leaders Rangers by 16 points and defeat at Ibrox would effectively end all hopes of winning a tenth title in a row.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Early exits from Europe and the Betfred Cup provoked angry protests from supporters seeking a change of manager.
Neil Lennon claims Saturday's derby with Rangers is his most important Old Firm clash to date
Lennon's (right) Celtic meet Steven Gerrard's league leaders at Ibrox on Saturday lunchtime
And, despite rallying to win their last four league games, Celtic directors have promised a review of the situation early in the New Year.
Conceding that the encounter with Steven Gerrard’s side is as big as anything he has faced in two decades as player and manager, Lennon said: ‘They are always important but, with the position we find ourselves in, it’s important we don’t lose the game.
‘We’re playing well, we’ve found a