In a candid exchange with the media, Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has laid out his vision for the club, emphasising the need for four quality signings since his arrival last summer. Rodgers, known for his strategic approach to team building, has been vocal about his plans to reshape the Celtic squad, balancing the influx of talent with the departure of existing players.
As the January transfer window approaches, Rodgers has made it clear that while immediate improvements are expected, the complete transformation of the squad will be a more prolonged process. “I felt when I in here in the summer, the squad that was already in place needed for quality players to continue to improve” he told CelticTV, underscoring his commitment to elevating the team’s overall calibre. This approach indicates a shift from a short-term fix to a long-term strategy, focusing on sustainable growth and development of the squad.
The Celtic manager’s insight into the team’s dynamics and his openness about the need for enhancement have resonated with the fans. His methodical approach to restructuring — identifying and bringing in players who can contribute significantly to the team’s performance — reflects an understanding of the frustration many supporters are feeling after another poor European campaign.
However, Rodgers was quick to acknowledge that the process is more of a marathon than a sprint. “We’ll look to do it over the coming windows” he admitted.
As the transfer window gets closer, the Celtic fans eagerly anticipate the arrival of new faces, hoping they will be the catalyst for better results in Europe and better performances in the league.
The anticipation builds as Celtic prepares for their upcoming match, away against St Johnstone on Sunday. After a draw against Motherwell last weekend, the team is eager to bounce back and demonstrate their resilience.