Watford coach Harry Kewell praises Celtic star Tom Rogic's excellent progress under Brendan Rodgers

conference at Anfield in Liverpool, July 10, 2003. Kewell has joined

Watford's Harry Kewell has hailed Celtic star Tom Rogic.

Celtic's Tomas Rogic shoots at goal under pressure from Rangers' Andy HallidayCeltic's Tomas Rogic shoots at goal under pressure from Rangers' Andy Halliday

Watford coach Harry Kewell has told Football Australia that he thinks Celtic's Tom Rogic is 'doing excellent' under Brendan Rodgers.

Rogic, 24, joined Celtic from Central Coast Mariners in January 2013 having emerged as one of the top young talents in Australian football, but his start to life in Glasgow led many to believe that he would never fulfil his potential.

The playmaker spent most of him on the treatment table with a host of injuries, whilst he was also loaned back to Australia with Melbourne Victory in 2014.

With just 15 appearances for Celtic in his first three seasons with the club, Rogic had become the forgotten man at Celtic Park, but he came back with a bang last season as he notched ten goals in 39 appearances.

This term, Rogic has continued to develop under Ronny Deila's replacement, Brendan Rodgers, and he has an impressive record of ten goals in just 27 games this season.

conference at Anfield in Liverpool, July 10, 2003. Kewell has joinedHarry Kewell

Rogic is currently out injured again, but when fit, he is one of Celtic's most important and most creative players – and he has now received praise from fellow Aussie and current Watford coach Harry Kewell.

Speaking to Football Australia, Kewell has suggested that Rogic is making 'excellent' progress under Rodgers, highlighting his goal return – and believes both he and Aaron Mooy are players that need to kick on for Australia.

“Rogic is doing excellent up at Celtic. Brendan Rodgers has really got the best out of him. He’s starting to score goals now. “Players like that [Mooy and Rogic] are going to probably use this experience from what they’ve used this year and hopefully they can take the next step now to really bring Australia forward.”

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