Ange Postecoglou predicts future success for Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic after another goal

Australia boss Ange Postecoglou has praised Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic.

Australia national team boss Ange Postecoglou has told ABC that Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic has his best days ahead of him following his return from injury.

Rogic, 22, joined the Bhoys from Central Coast Mariners back in 2013, but he has seen his Celtic career stumble on a number of occasions due to injuries - and he even went back to Australia for a loan spell with Melbourne Victory in 2014.

With no appearances to his name under Ronny Deila last season, many wondered whether Rogic's days in Glasgow were numbered, but he has hit back in style this term.

Rogic found the net in the 6-0 win over Dundee on Sunday, giving him his third goal in just seven games this season, with the midfielder now thriving at full fitness.

His great early season form now puts Rogic back in the limelight for the Australian national team, having scored his first goal for the Socceroos earlier this month against Bangladesh.

Now, Australia boss Ange Postecoglou has predicted to ABC that Rogic will go from strength to strength with Celtic - and whilst he believes the midfielder still has some way to go before he hits his best form, Postecoglou is delighted to see Rogic put his injury woes behind him this season.

"His best is well ahead of him," said Postecoglou. "In terms of where his best is at - I don't think anyone knows. He's still a young man, and when you look at the injuries he's had in terms of his career, he's still got a long way to go."

"For me, just seeing him back on the park with a smile on his face, being able to play the football he wants to play... he's certainly off to a good start," he added.

With Scott Brown, Stefan Johansen, Nir Bitton and Scott Allan among the players fighting for places in the Celtic midfield, Rogic has a real battle on his hands to play regularly - but with three goals already this season, it's becoming increasingly difficult for Deila to leave him out.

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