Brendan Rodgers named Celtic manager

Scottish champions Celtic have appointed former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers as the club’s new manager on a 12 month rolling contract.

The 43-year-old who has also managed Swansea City, Reading and Watford takes over following the departure of Ronny Deila.

“I will give my new role everything I have and do all I can to bring our supporters exciting, entertaining and winning football,” said Rodgers.”I know what a magnificent support Celtic enjoys and I can promise our fans one thing – that I will be doing everything I can to give you a team that you can be proud of and a team that delivers.”

Deila’s two-year tenure ended with Sunday’s 7-0 win over Motherwell.Under the Norwegian, the club won consecutive Premiership titles, taking their run of top-flight crowns to five, with the previous three won under Neil Lennon.


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