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Celtic hit back at criticism from West Brom’s Dowling

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The 22-year-old played only half a year in Scotland, but Dowling believes he was not treated well by the club and coach Neil Lennon.

In January, 22-year-old Scottish winger Oliver Burke was loaned from West Bromwich Albion to Celtic.

And while with the Scottish Premiership team, the footballer managed to play in 14 games, scoring four goals.

And now that the loan is over, West Brom technical director Luke Dowling has criticized Celtic’s coach Neil Lennon for how he treated Burke.

“He won’t be going nowhere near Celtic with the current manager,” Dowling said according to Sky Sports.

“They know what’s gone on and Oli certainly knows what’s gone on. It’s just something we’re not happy with at all.”

And Celtic responded today: “These comments, which question the professionalism of both Neil and Celtic Football Club, are ridiculous and completely inaccurate.”

“West Brom have made no contact whatsoever with either Neil or the club in relation to Oliver.

“As with every player who comes to Celtic, Oliver received the very best of treatment and every support and opportunity. We wish Oliver the very best for the future,” they concluded.