Brendan Rodgers is expected to become Leicester City’s new manager after Celtic gave him permission to speak to the Premier League club.
The Northern Irishman took training at Celtic as normal on Monday but the Foxes are keen to install a successor to the sacked Claude Puel as soon as possible.
Rodgers has won seven domestic trophies out of seven in his time in Glasgow.
First-team coach John Kennedy is set to take charge of Celtic for Wednesday’s Premiership trip to face Hearts.
The Liverpool boss Rodgers cut short a BBC interview when asked about the Leicester vacancy after Celtic’s win over Motherwell on Sunday.
The champions are eight points clear of nearest rivals Rangers in the Scottish Premiership as they chase an eighth successive title in all.
Rodgers has won two league titles, three Scottish League Cups and two Scottish Cups since arriving at Parkhead in the summer of 2016.
They reached the knock-out stages of the Champions League in both his first two seasons, but were knocked out in the third qualifying round by AEK Athens this term amid unrest between Rodgers and the Celtic board over a failure to strengthen the squad last summer.
Last week they bowed out of the Europa League at the last-32 stage for the second successive season after being knocked out by Valencia.