Brendan Rodgers gave a huge insight into his dealing with players at the start of his Celtic reign earlier this year.

The Irishman came in and spoke to the whole squad and had a good idea of who would feature in his plans straight off the bat and who wouldn’t.

It became evident that even after Kris Commons recovered from injury that he was one of the players who was told he could move on if an opportunity arose, unfortunately for Kris, the player was seen as surplus by the new boss after featuring heavily under Neil Lennon and somewhat under Ronny Deila.

“I spoke to Kris in the first week I was here,” Rodgers told the Scottish Herald. “I said to all the players in the summer – to every player where there was maybe a doubt that they were going to play ” said Rodgers.

“But it’s hard to leave a club like Celtic, especially if you’re enjoying training and enjoying the work, and enjoying how everything’s going.”

At the age of 33, the former Scotland international is doing his coaching badges at the moment while training with Celtic but it looks less and less likely that we’ll see him feature for the hoops at all even with the heavy schedule.

Players like Tom Rogic and Stuart Armstrong have jumped to the head of the queue and Kris’ Celtic future looks bleak.

He was heavily rumoured to be linking up with old Celtic boss Neil Lennon at Hibs but the player turned down the loan move in the hope of changing Rodgers mind. With two months t

With two months till the window open is the player ready to reassess his situation?

He has been a top servant for Celtic since moving to the club from Derby and has had highs and lows with the Scottish Champions. Is it time for a new challenge? Could he turn up at Easter Road in January?

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