By Stephen Mcgowan for MailOnline
Published: 19:55 GMT, 22 January 2021 | Updated: 19:55 GMT, 22 January 2021
Chris Sutton insists Neil Lennon should walk away from Celtic to salvage his Parkhead legacy.
Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Livingston left the champions 20 points behind Rangers and without a win in 2021, with hopes of ten in a row all but gone.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Due a £300,000 pay-off if Celtic sack him, a defiant Lennon has enraged supporters by insisting he won't quit.
Celtic's 2-2 draw with Livingston left the champions 20 points behind arch-rivals Rangers
A team-mate in the Celtic side which reached the 2003 UEFA Cup Final under Martin O'Neill, however, former England striker Sutton says he would walk away if he was in the same situation.
And, speaking on BT Sport's Scottish Football Extra show, the Sportsmail columnist warned his friend he is putting his legacy on the line by clinging on.
'You know, if I was in his situation I would walk away,' said Sutton. 'Neil is my friend. But Neil's legacy at Celtic as a player and as a manager is that he has done great things for the club.
'He was a big fans' favourite and he had a connection with the fans because he never gave up on the pitch.
'I can understand his thought process at the moment, because I still think there will be something in the bottom of his stomach where he feels he can turn this situation around. But the fact of the matter is that he doesn't have any