Brendan Rodgers shares discussion with Celtic chiefs about summer transfers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has been appointed the new Celtic manager.

Celtic - Brendan Rodgers Press ConferenceCeltic manager Brendan Rodgers has told The Scottish Sun that he has been given assurances by the club’s chiefs about transfer funds.

Rodgers has been appointed the new Celtic manager following the departure of Ronny Deila this month.

The former Liverpool and Swansea City manager will be looking to guide the Bhoys back into the group stage of the Champions League.

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers poses with the Celtic shirt after the press conferenceThe Northern Irishman will also be aiming to lead the Hoops to yet another Scottish Premiership triumph next season.

Rodgers has revealed the discussion he has had with Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell and the club’s majority shareholder Dermot Desmond regarding the funds he will get to spend in the summer transfer window.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers“I've spoken at length with Peter and Dermot,” Rodgers told The Scottish Sun about his spending plans. “They want to invest in the club, they want to keep the club moving forward.

"Sometimes people want you to go buy a £10million player, or a £5m player but the first thing you've got to do is look at your own.

"I know Peter and Dermot will give me every support they possibly can. I prefer a smaller squad, it gives the young players an opportunity."

Celtic are a big club, but the Scottish Premiership champions may not be able to attract the best players around.

What Rodgers will have to do is make shrewd signings and look at talented, young footballers. There are some good players in the current Celtic squad, but defensively the Bhoys could do with reinforcements.

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