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Celtic close in on title but will it be enough to keep Brendan Rodgers

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers

Could Celtic's success actually be their downfall in trying to keep hold of Rodgers?

Celtic manager Brendan RodgersCeltic manager Brendan Rodgers

Celtic are just one win away from securing their sixth successive Scottish Premiership title after a 2-1 victory at Dundee.

The Bhoys are running away with things once again in 2016/17 under the guidance of manager Brendan Rodgers, holding a 25-point lead over second-placed Aberdeen.

Rodgers has been a success at Celtic Park after being appointed by the club in May 2016, but the Northern Irishman still may have something to prove in the Premier League after almost winning the title in 2013/14 with Liverpool before getting the sack.

In fact his success could actually be Celtic's downfall, certainly according to Scottish Sun columnist Davie Provan.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers at the end of the matchCeltic manager Brendan Rodgers at the end of the match

"The concern would be that he does it all, and does it really early, then looks around and wonders what he should be doing," Provan said.

"He’'s still young enough to take his time and I hope he stays in Scotland for the foreseeable future.

"But the way he’s going, the way he’s improving the team, he will get offers. That's inevitable.

"He'll want another go at England because he clearly won't be happy with how it all ended at Liverpool."

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

Rodgers signed a 12-month rolling contract when he arrived at the Scottish champions so there is no certainty that the 43-year-old will stay at the club beyond the summer.

There are sure to be several Premier League clubs looking to appoint a new boss come the end of the season so it could well be a case of watch this space.

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