Celtic midfielder Scott Brown eyes improvement

Celtic's Scott Brown

Celtic midfielder Scott Brown had injury problems last season.

Celtic's Scott Brown

Celtic midfielder Scott Brown has told The Glasgow Evening Times that he is far from finished.

The 30-year-old midfielder is one of the best players in the Scottish Premiership and is a key figure at Celtic.

However, the Scotland international struggled with injury problems last season and also did not feature in the final games of the campaign.

The former Hibernian midfielder struggled with tendonitis throughout the 2015-16 campaign, but he has made it clear that his best years are ahead of him.

Celtic's Scott Brown misses his penalty during the shootout

“Who says I am finished?” Brown jokingly told The Glasgow Evening Times. “I had a tough season with injury and I probably came back into the team a bit too early.

“But I wanted to play and help to try to get us to the title. I still feel really fit and strong but more than that, I still feel hungry.

“I want to get better, I want to work hard and, at 30, I feel as though I can still keep getting better and improving. I have as much energy and desire as I ever had.”

Celtic's Scott Brown celebrates scoring their first goal

Brown was recently targeted by new Rangers signing Joey Barton, who told talkSPORT that the Scotland international is not in his league.

While the Scotsman may not have featured in the Premier League or in the Championship like Barton, he has experience of playing in the Champions League and in the Europa League.

The former Hibernian man has also played 50 times for the Scotland national football team, scoring four goals in the process.

Brown may have struggled for injuries last season, but Celtic fans can rely on him to give his best whenever he takes to the pitch during the 2016-17 campaign.

Barton’s jibes are only going to make the Celtic midfielder more determined to get back to his best next season.

Celtic's Scott Brown looks dejected after missing his penalty during the shootout

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