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Brendan Rodgers praises Celtic's 'unbelievable' players

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers during the press conference

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has been in charge of training for two weeks now.

Celtic - Brendan Rodgers Press Conference

Brendan Rodgers has told the Daily Record that Celtic’s players have become ‘unbelievable’ so far.

Celtic’s players have been back in training for over a fortnight now, with Rodgers still assessing the qualities of his new squad.

The Bhoys have trained in Glasgow first, before taking the team on a tour of Slovenia.

And Rodgers said: “So far, the players have been unbelievable, a joy to work with.

New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is presented to the fans after the press conference

“They smile, they run, they work, they press, they pass. And they have humility.”

Rodgers took charge of his first Celtic match when they played NK Celje last week.

The Bhoys could only manage a 2-2 draw with Celje, but the way they came back in the contest was heartening.

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

Celtic went 2-0 down, but goals from Nadir Ciftci and Tom Rogic get them Glasgow side back into the match.

Celtic still have another three fixtures to play on their tour, before they return to Scotland.

Celtic’s first competitive match of the new season comes in Champions League qualification in July.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

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