Brendan Rodgers shares Celtic players' response when given a day off

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 30:Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers arrives prior to the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Hibernian at Celtic Park Stadium on September...

Celtic have been mightily impressive again this season.

Celtic Manager Brendan Rodgers celebrates during the William Hill Scottish Cup Final between Celtic and Aberdeen at Hampden Park on May 27, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers spoke to reporters during his post-match press conference, following his side's emphatic win away at Aberdeen last night, and offered high praise for his players' attitude, as quoted by the Evening Times.

Celtic extended their unbeaten domestic run to 61 games with last night's victory, and are now just one game away form equalling Willie Maley's legendary Celtic team who went 62 games unbeaten between 1915 and 1917.

The Glasgow giants now sit three points clear of the Dons at the top of the Scottish Premiership table, after an impressive return of eight wins and two draws from their opening 10 league games.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers watches from the sidelines during the Champions League second round first leg qualifying game between Linfield and Celtic at Windsor Park on July 14, 2017 in...

And Rodgers told reporters how his side's incredible run is down in no small part to his players' superb work ethic, as quoted by the Evening Times:

"It’s an incredible credit to the players and staff for the mentality to work like that. We come back in the early hours from games and they want to work the next day. I give them a free day, but they come in. It tells you about the winning mentality and how hard they’re working."

Celtic's head coach Brendan Rodgers talks during a press conference in Brussels on September 26, 2017 on the eve of the Champions League group B) football match against RSC Anderlecht.

Read here: Sky Sports pundit says boredom could play a role in key Celtic figure's future

Next up for the Hoops is a home game against Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday, before they welcome Bayern Munich to Celtic Park in the Champions League on Tuesday.

And Rodgers will be hoping that his side can take their domestic form into their European clash with the Bavarian giants, as they look to keep their Champions league hopes alive.

FIFA World Cup 2018FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia - click here for all of our coverage...

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch