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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers signs new four-year contract

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers signs new four-year contract

07/04/2017 at 16:32

Brendan Rodgers has signed a new contract at Celtic, the Scottish Premiership Champions have announced.

Rodgers guided Celtic to the league title and the Scottish League Cup in his debut season after succeeding Ronny Deila.

The former Liverpool manager signed a 12-month rolling contracting in May, 2016, but has committed his future to Celtic until 2021.

Upon extending his stay at the Glasgow club, Rodgers said: "It just felt right. Myself, Peter and the board been talking for a little while and it felt the right thing to do.

"I find it hard to find the words to express my feelings."

Celtic are currently on course to go unbeaten for the entire season having won 28 out of their opening 31 games, drawing the other three.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers and their players celebrate winning the Scottish Premiership.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers and their players celebrate winning the Scottish Premiership.Eurosport

In the Champions League they produced a heroic performance to draw 3-3 with Manchester City at home but couldn't prevent home and away defeats to Barcelona.

The club will be after the Scottish Cup to complete a domestic treble when they face Rangers in the semi-final later in April, the winner of that match will face either Hibernian or Aberdeen.

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