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Rodgers: No Major Changes

Celtic have won the Scottish League Championship for 5 consecutive years and are the undisputed best team of Scotland, and yet there has been a recent switch of managers as Ronny Deila left his coaching position and was replaced by Brendan Rodgers.

Taking into consideration the dominance that Celtic FC has been in Scotland, the newly appointed coach, Brendan Rodgers has stated that he is not expecting to make huge changes within his squad as the team is already filled with talented players and there is no real need to splash out big cash in signing new players.

"Of course there is a lot of work needing to go on within the squad but at this moment the players that are back in are working on their football fitness. That's key at this period of the season."

"And over the course of the next few weeks, we will evaluate it that bit more and look to impose our ideas more into the group. We are working on trying to maybe bring one or two in. The idea we want is quality, that's what we are looking for" Celtic’s Brendan Rodgers said.

The decision to appoint Brendan Rodgers as the new coach of Celtic FC is a fairly risky one as the Northern Irish manager has recently gone through an extremely disappointing time after being sacked from Liverpool.

Rodgers was sacked on October 4 of 2015 and at that point in time and left Liverpool in the 10th spot after only 8 games.

The Northern Irish manager wants to get his managerial career back on track and opted to accept the coaching position of Celtic and hopefully push them to yet another Scottish League Championship title.

One big-name player he has been linked with is Edin Dzeko, with rumours that Celtic might make an audacious bid of £11million to bring former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko back to the UK. Celtic will only firm up their interest once Euro 2016 is over, but there is a very real chance that Rodgers could make him his marquee signing.

The player left Manchester City in 2015 for Roma but has failed to make an impact in the Serie A. So far he has managed to make 39 appearances for the Italian club and scored 10 goals during the process.

Dzeko came to the Premier League from Wolfsburg where he was signed for a fee reported to be £27 million. He managed to make 189 appearances for the English side while scoring 72 goals for them. He won the Premier League title twice with Manchester City and also won the FA Cup as well as the League Cup during his time in England.

His poor form with Roma has given rise to rumours that Dzeko might be leaving the club during the summer. It is believed that there is plenty of European clubs that might be interested in signing the former Manchester City player, but so far there is no concrete offer that has been made.

Sunderland, who are also in the market for a striker, have also been linked with Dzeko, which would give him an opportunity to return to the Premier League after his first spell with Manchester City.

Although Celtic may have the money for the transfer fee, it is believed that the salary expectations of Edin Dzeko might be a problem. Indeed, the player is currently £130,000 per week, and it is quite difficult for the Scottish Champions to match this.