Brendan Rodgers wants new Celtic contract for James Forrest

James Forrest of Celtic is seen celebrating after Dedryck Boyata of Celtic scores during the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Hamilton Academical at Celtic Park Stadium on...

James Forrest has been at Celtic his entire professional club football career so far.

Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Celtic applauds the fans at the final whistle during the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park Stadium on September 2, 2018 in...

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed to The Scottish Sun that he wants James Forrest to sign a new contract.

Forrest has been on the books of Celtic his entire professional club football career so far and has established himself as a key figure in the Glasgow giants’ team.

During his time at the Hoops, the Scotland international winger has won the Scottish Premiership title seven times, the Scottish Cup on four occasions, and the Scottish League Cup thrice.

 

Celtic manager Rodgers has revealed that he wants the 27-year-old winger to sign a new contract with the Bhoys.

The former Liverpool manager has also stated that Forrest - who earns £14,000 per week as salary, according to The Daily Star - and his agents will speak to Celtic about a new contract.

Rodgers told The Scottish Sun about Forrest: “James and his people will be speaking with the club and likewise a player we would love to extend here because he has been absolutely brilliant in my time here.”

James Forrest of Scotland during the pre-match warm-up during the International Friendly match between Scotland and Belgium on September 7, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Quality footballer

Forrest has improved much under Celtic manager Rodgers over the past two seasons, and it would make sense for the Glasgow giants to sign 27-year-old winger a new contract.

The Bhoys are aiming to win the domestic treble this season and will also feature in the Europa League.

James Forrest of Celtic vies with Ryan Jack of Rangers during the Scottish Premier League between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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