Former Manchester United players who played under Omonia Nicosia manager Neil Lennon
Erik ten Hag will be demanding a response from his Manchester United players when the Red Devils travel to Cyprus to face Omonia Nicosia on Thursday evening.
After being battered 6-3 by Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, Ten Hag’s side will be looking to get back to winning ways by claiming three points in the Europa League.
The competition’s 2017 winners have three points from our opening two games having beaten Sheriff Tiraspol 2-0 in Moldova after losing our opening Group E game to Real Sociedad.
Back-to-back wins against the Cypriot side, who lost both their opening two matches, would put United in a good position to secure qualification to the knockout stages.
United will come up against former Celtic manager Neil Lennon who took the reins at the Neo GSP Stadium in March.
Ahead of Thursday’s 5.45pm kick off, we take a look at four former Manchester United players who played under Neil Lennon.
Former Manchester United players who played under Neil Lennon
The Manchester United Academy graduate, who made seven first-team appearances under Sir Alex Ferguson, played 44 times under Lennon during their time together at Bolton Wanderers when the Trotters were in the Championship.
Amos is currently plying his trade in the second tier of English football with Wigan Athletic, and is playing alongside fellow former Red Will Keane.
The pacey attack-minded right-back only made one first-team appearance for Manchester United, and that came via the embarrassing 4-0 League Cup defeat to MK Dons while Louis van Gaal was in charge.
Janko, who is currently on loan at Bundesliga side VfL Bochum from Spanish outfit Real Valladolid, played ten times under Lennon at Bolton when Amos was also at the club.
The retired goalkeeper played three times under Sir Alex before joining Charlton Athletic on a permanent deal following loan spells with Royal Antwerp and Oldham Athletic.
Rachubka’s seven appearances under Lennon also came via the University of Bolton Stadium side.
The bulk of his career appearances came with Blackpool, and he retired in 2018 following a brief spell in the Indian Super League with Kerala Blasters.
Van Gaal surprisingly signed the left-back from Bolton in February 2015 when Lennon was in charge, despite him only playing just once under the Northern Irishman.
Kellett, who joined up with United’s Under-21 side, played nine times for the academy side, but never featured for the first team.
As part of the Kellett deal, Janko moved the other way and linked up with Lennon’s Trotters. The 28-year-old’s last employers were non-league side Guiseley.