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Erik Sviatchenko reacts on Twitter to Brendan Rodgers' first two Celtic training sessions

Celtic's Erik Sviatchenko

Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has been impressed by Brendan Rodgers.

Celtic's Erik Sviatchenko

Celtic defender Erik Sviatchenko has posted on Twitter that he has enjoyed the first two training sessions under Brendan Rodgers.

Celtic began their pre-season on Monday, with Rodgers having his first chance to assess the talents of his squad from close quarters.

The new Bhoys boss first held a meeting with his first-team, before putting them through their paces in two tough training sessions.

Celtic - Brendan Rodgers Press Conference

The initial reaction of Celtic’s players has been positive towards their new manager, and Sviatchenko certainly seemed impressed.

Sviatchenko is expected to be a key part of Rodgers’ starting line-up at Celtic.

The centre-back was only brought to Parkhead in January, but he has made a big initial impression.

Celtic’s competitive campaign begins midway through next month, with a Champions League qualifier.

The Bhoys are due to face FC Tallinn or Lincoln of Gibraltar in the second round of qualifying for Europe’s premier competition.

Erik Sviatchenko celebrates after scoring the first goal for Celtic

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