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Leigh Griffiths hopes Brendan Rodgers bring attacking football to Celtic

Celtic - Brendan Rodgers Press Conference

Brendan Rodgers has already expressed a desire to make Celtic's style more attacking.

Celtic's Leigh Griffiths (R) celebrates scoring their third goal

Leigh Griffiths has told the Glasgow Evening Times that he is hoping that Brendan Rodgers helps Celtic to play a more attacking style of football.

Griffiths was Celtic’s main striker under Ronny Deila, but he was regularly forced to play as a lone front-man.

Deila preferred to play with a 4-2-3-1 formation at Celtic, and he was occasionally criticised for being too defensive in his approach.

Rodgers, on the other hand, has already commented on how he wants to make Celtic play with a more attacking brand of football.

Celtic's Tom Rogic celebrates with Mikael Lustig and Leigh Griffiths after scoring their first goal

And Griffiths said: “Hopefully [Celtic will play with a more attacking style].

“You seen the style of football he played at Liverpool and Swansea.

“He came so close to winning the league with Liverpool. You don’t do that by playing bad football so hopefully he gets the fans back onside.”

Rodgers has reportedly made signing a striker one of his priorities at Celtic, after taking charge.

Celtic - Brendan Rodgers Press Conference

The Bhoys have already been linked with Sunderland forward Danny Graham (Daily Mail), as they look to strengthen their front line.

Griffiths is likely to remain as Celtic’s main striker, whoever they bring in.

The former Wolverhampton Wanderers forward has enjoyed a remarkable campaign this past season, after netting 40 times in all competitions.

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

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