Exclusive: Jimmy Calderwood In Celtic Talks

James KeevinsContributor IJune 5, 2009

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - APRIL 10:  Manager Jimmy Calderwood of Dunfermline shouts at his players during the Tennents Scottish FA Cup Semi Final match between Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Dunfermline Athletic at Hampden Park on April 10, 2004 in Glasgow, Scotland.  (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Jimmy Calderwood is in talks with Celtic chief Dermot Desmond about the vacant managers position at Celtic.

The former Aberdeen boss, 54, became the surprise top candidate for Celtic, after unsuccessful attempts at luring Owen Coyle and Roberto Martinez to the club.

It's understood Calderwood would bring his long standing number two, Jimmy Nicholl, to the Glasgow giants as his assistant manager.

There will be more to follow on this story as the situation progresses.