Gordon Strachan has returned to Celtic for a “three-month consultancy challenge” however will proceed in his position as Dundee technical director.
Strachan will spend time Celtic’s actions inside the academy, the ladies’s crew and the just lately established B crew, “with a view to offering suggestions” to membership chief government Dom McKay.
The 64-year-old, who managed Celtic between 2005 and 2009, stated: “I’m actually trying ahead to returning to the membership to help in these areas.
“The event of younger gamers and seeing them enhance and develop is an actual ardour for me and I’ll do something I can to help the membership in these areas.
“Nice individuals at Celtic all the time do nice work. I look ahead to constructing on this work, liaising with Dom and all our Celtic colleagues as soon as once more and hope we will work collectively for the advantage of the membership and these groups in order that they finally can develop additional and convey Celtic success.
“I additionally look ahead to persevering with my work at Dundee FC the place I’ve established an excellent working relationship and shut bond with the supervisor, managing director, employees and coaches.”
McKay has been considering modifications to the construction of Celtic’s soccer division since taking up as chief government earlier this yr.
Nick Hammond left his position as head of soccer operations in March and has not been changed.
On the previous Scotland supervisor’s appointment, McKay added: “Like all high-performance environments we by no means stand nonetheless and all the time search growth and enchancment and I look ahead to working with Gordon over the following three months, utilising the intensive experience and data he has to the advantage of the membership.
“Gordon brings with him a wealth of expertise within the areas of soccer growth, from each his earlier time right here at Celtic and from the various roles he has held inside soccer, together with as our nationwide crew supervisor.
“Gordon achieved nice issues for Celtic as our supervisor. It goes with out saying that he has a extremely shut connection to Celtic and naturally an amazing affection for the membership.”
Dundee pressured that Strachan’s short-term stint with Celtic would “not have an effect on his position” on the Kilmac Stadium.
The Tayside membership added: “Since taking the position in 2019, Gordon has been a implausible asset all through the membership.
“His primary position has been working carefully with the academy coaches and serving to to develop the longer term abilities of the membership, work which we’re excited to see proceed.”