Chris Davies promises opportunities for Celtic youngsters

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers poses with the Celtic shirt after the press conference

Celtic have been back in pre-season training for over a week now.

General view inside Celtic Park

New Celtic assistant manager Chris Davies has promised that the club’s youngsters will get a chance in the first-team this season.

Davies has been appointed as part of Brendan Rodgers’ backroom staff at Parkhead, and he has now had a week to assess the talents in the Bhoys’ squad.

Celtic have had a number of youngsters training with their first-team over the opening of pre-season, and Davies has insisted that they will get their chance.

Celtic have seen a handful of academy prospects develop into first-teamers in recent seasons.

The likes of Callum McGregor and James Forrest have both came through Celtic’s youth system to emerge as senior players.

However, it is Kieran Tierney’s development which has been the biggest success story at the Glasgow club.

Celtic's Kieran Tierney celebrates winning the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership at the end of the game

Tierney has rapidly become one of Celtic’s most exciting talents in recent seasons, after progressing through their youth system.

Rodgers has a history of bringing through youngsters, with the likes of Raheem Sterling, Jordon Ibe and Joe Allen just some of the players to develop under his leadership.

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers during the press conference

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